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I am very surprised that Shelter haven't rolled up their sleeves on your case.
Time to use the legal advice centres now. Look up clsdirect or a housing advice centre that has a chartermark and find a housing specialist in your area, Coventry law centre is a great resource and if you are not in their area they might know of someone who is.
The local authority has powers and funding available to assist your family in many different ways and someone needs to explain it to them in legal terms and also listing the penalties for not helping.
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there is this that gives some information about grants to extend your property just scroll down a bit Smile sorry i cant be much help
http://www.parentsofdisabledchildren.co.uk/general-housing-advice-for-parents-of-disabled-children-t-72.html
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Thank you
We have a LAC review tomorrow so will raise this with the profs, see what they say.
Fatherjack, I was suprised at Shelter as well but can see their pov, we have a home, a roof over our heads.
Just Arrrrrrrgggggggg
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(03-11-2010, 10:23 PM)claire Wrote: Thank you
We have a LAC review tomorrow so will raise this with the profs, see what they say.
Fatherjack, I was suprised at Shelter as well but can see their pov, we have a home, a roof over our heads.
Just Arrrrrrrgggggggg

Times have changed......... homelessness covers unsuitable housing under 'reasonable to remain' and councils do have huge budgets to prevent homelessness as well. I hope you get someone fighting in your corner who knows their stuff Smile
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We were in a similar situation to you and we have /are in the process of buying a new build house (3 beds but detatched and easily convertable to 4 beds) through Bloor.We have done Part exchange AND combined this with their 80/20 scheme.The council have been round and drawn up plans for a DFG bedroom and bathroom and as it comes in under budget they are giving us the other £8,000 to cover moving costs as we are in such a desperate situation.I hasten to add they have not done this before,we are the first family they have done this for but we have 6 children and three of them are disabled the smallest being quite complex in her needs.

hope this is some encouragement to you


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