Homespot newsletter 17 December 2014

Welcome to Issue 235 of the
Newsletter.
Issue 235 17 December 2014
Property List Number 17122014
If you are interested in any of the properties
in this Newsletter you can make a “bid” for
the property from 12 noon on Wednesday 17
December 2014 until 12 noon on Wednesday
24 December 2014.
You can also bid by using the Freephone
telephone service (0800 678 3091). To do this
you will need your application number,
property list number and sequence number of
the property.
It does not matter whether you make your bid
on the first day or the last day of the
advertising cycle. Once bidding has closed,
everyone who has made a bid for a property
will be considered. The successful bid will be
selected in accordance with the Council’s
Allocations Policy.
If you intend to bid for more than one property
you should enter your bids in order of
preference starting with your preferred
property. This is very important because if you
bid successfully for more than one property we
will assume that the property you bid for first is
your first choice, and so on, in the order you
chose to bid. If your first bid is successful, we
will not consider any later bids you have made,
so the order in which you bid is very important.
You can ask a member of staff at one of our
Neighbourhood Offices/One Stop Shops or
Access to Housing to register a bid for you or
you can fill in the “coupon” in this Newsletter
and return it to one of our Neighbourhood
Offices/One Stop Shops or Access to Housing.
You can also bid online at www.falkirk.gov.uk.
To do this you will need your housing
application reference number and Personal
Identification Number (PIN). If you are an
existing applicant, you should already have
received this. If you have not received this or
you have not registered for housing please
contact one of our Neighbourhood Offices/One
Stop Shops or Access to Housing.
Please note:
That the properties in this Newsletter are
currently having repairs carried out and may
not be ready for occupation until some time
after 24 December 2014. Falkirk Council also
reserves the right to withdraw any of the
properties advertised to discharge statutory
duties or deal with emergency situations if
necessary.
Falkirk Council has made every effort to ensure
the accuracy of the information provided in
this Newsletter, however this is not guaranteed.
Changes to Homespot
We have updated our website. It may affect how you reach the log
in for Homespot. Please use www.falkirk.gov.uk/homespot if you
have any difficulty.
There are no changes to how you log in to or use Homespot.
AN
E FOR A'
136002110
Sequence Number: 3
Property Type: Flat Tenement
Property Level: 2
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £72.96
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: ALL GROUPS
Adapted Property: No
Bids will be considered from All applicant groups (see All
Groups note). This second floor property has 2 double
bedrooms.
FALKIRK CE
79 KILBRENNAN DR, TAMFOURHILL
12-3 GREENBANK COURT, FALKIRK
136064550
Sequence Number: 75
Property Type: Flat Multi Storey
Property Level: 12
Number of Bedrooms: 1
Approximate Weekly Rent: £52.28
Heating Type: Electric Wet
Category: SEEKER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Seeker Group
applicants only. This twelfth floor property has 1 double
bedroom. The property is subject to a lettings initiative
and preference will be given to applicants aged 60 or over.
29 ROSS CRESCENT, CAMELON
136005766
40 TELFORD SQUARE, CAMELON
136012167
Sequence Number: 12
Property Type: Flat
Property Level: G
Number of Bedrooms: 1
Approximate Weekly Rent: £49.41
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: ADAPTED
Adapted Property: Yes
Bids will be considered from all applicants with a
medical recommendation i.e. "M" after their Band of
priority. This ground floor property has 1 double
bedroom level access and a level access shower.
5B WALLACE STREET, FALKIRK
136063005
Sequence Number: 74
Property Type: Flat Maisonette
Property Level: 1
Number of Bedrooms: 3
Approximate Weekly Rent: £85.65
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: STARTER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Starter Group
applicants only. This first floor maisonette has 1 single
and 2 double bedrooms.
Category: SEEKER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Seeker Group
applicants only. This ground floor property has 2 double
bedrooms.
22 BEAULY COURT, HALLGLEN
Category: MOVER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Mover Group
applicants only. This second floor property has 2 double
bedrooms.
73 GRANGEMOUTH ROAD, FALKIRK
136034380
Sequence Number: 38
Property Type: Flat Tenement
Property Level: 2
Number of Bedrooms: 3
Approximate Weekly Rent: £67.02
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: SEEKER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Seeker Group
applicants only. This second floor property has 3 double
bedrooms.
11 TAY STREET, LANGLEES
DAWSON
Sequence Number: 39
Property Type: Flat Tenement
Property Level: G
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £61.28
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: SEEKER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Seeker Group
applicants only. This property has 4 double bedrooms.
Sequence Number: 23
Property Type: Flat Tenement
Property Level: 2
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £70.17
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
28 ALEXANDER AVE, FALKIRK
136035039
Sequence Number: 9
Property Type: House Semi Detach
Property Level:
Number of Bedrooms: 4
Approximate Weekly Rent: £73.13
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
136026385
FALKIRK EA
Sequence Number: 11
Property Type: Flat Tenement
Property Level: G
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £56.92
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: ALL GROUPS
Adapted Property: No
Bids will be considered from All applicant groups (see All
Groups note). This ground floor property has 1 single
and 1 double bedroom.
FALKIRK WE
14 FLEMING GARDENS, CAMELON
136012052
136031225
Sequence Number: 29
Property Type: Flat
Property Level: G
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £59.69
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: MOVER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Mover Group
applicants only. This ground floor property has 2 double
bedrooms.
136007121
Sequence Number: 10
Property Type: House Semi Detach
Property Level:
Number of Bedrooms: 4
Approximate Weekly Rent: £72.96
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: ALL GROUPS
Adapted Property: No
Bids will be considered from All applicant groups (see All
Groups note). This property has 1 single and 3 double
bedrooms.
LARB SHM
14 SOUTH VIEW, STENHOUSEMUIR
46 WESTERTON TERR, CARRONSHORE
136032153
Sequence Number: 30
Property Type: Flat 4 in a Block
Property Level: G
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £49.69
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: ADAPTED
Adapted Property: Yes
Bids will be considered from all applicants with a
medical recommendation i.e. "M" after their Band of
priority. This ground floor property has 2 double
bedrooms and a level access shower.
83E CORBIEHALL, BO'NESS
136065232
Sequence Number: 69
Property Type: House Semi Detach
Property Level:
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £57.20
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: STARTER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Starter Group
applicants only. This property has 2 double bedrooms.
BO’NESS
5 JAMIESON AVENUE, BO'NESS
136057142
Sequence Number: 76
Property Type: Flat Tenement
Property Level: 2
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £56.54
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: MOVER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Mover Group
applicants only. This second floor property has 2 double
bedrooms.
12 BRIDGEND ROAD, AVONBRIDGE
14 SIMPSON DRIVE, MADDISTON
136035765
136053782
Sequence Number: 40
Property Type: House Mid Terrace
Property Level:
Number of Bedrooms: 3
Approximate Weekly Rent: £54.32
Heating Type: Full Electric CH
Category: ALL GROUPS
Adapted Property: No
Bids will be considered from All applicant groups (see All
Groups note). This property has 1 single and 2 double
bedrooms.
Sequence Number: 65
Property Type: Flat 4 in a Block
Property Level: G
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £49.69
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: STARTER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Starter Group
applicants only. This ground floor property has 2 double
bedrooms.
33 MURRAY CRES, MADDISTON
136001610
136053704
Sequence Number: 2
Property Type: Flat 4 in a Block
Property Level: G
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £55.06
Heating Type: Electric Wet
Category: ALL GROUPS
Adapted Property: No
Bids will be considered from All applicant groups (see All
Groups note). This ground floor property has 2 double
bedrooms.
6 SIMPSON DRIVE, MADDISTON
136053831
Sequence Number: 66
Property Type: Flat 4 in a Block
Property Level: 1
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £49.69
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: SEEKER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Seeker Group
applicants only. This first floor property has 2 double
bedrooms.
BRAES
3 BLINKBONNIE TERR, SLAMANNAN
Sequence Number: 64
Property Type: House End Terrace
Property Level:
Number of Bedrooms: 3
Approximate Weekly Rent: £61.55
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: STARTER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Starter Group
applicants only. This property has 1 single and 2 double
bedrooms.
Important Information
Closing date for notes of interest:
12 noon 24 December 2014
For further details contact your local
housing office
Freephone 0800 678 3091
www.falkirk.gov.uk/homespot
1 BANKHILL CT, GRANGEMOUTH
101 CRAIGLEITH RD, GRANGEMOUTH
136041851
136041891
Sequence Number: 48
Property Type: Flat Tenement
Property Level: G
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £52.38
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: MOVER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Mover Group
applicants only. This ground floor property has 1 single
and 1 double bedroom.
Sequence Number: 50
Property Type: Flat Maisonette
Property Level: 1
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £61.36
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: STARTER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Starter Group
applicants only. This first floor maisonette has 2 double
bedrooms.
11 GLENSIDE CT, GRANGEMOUTH
118 BOWHOUSE RD, GRANGEMOUTH
136050199
136050293
Sequence Number: 60
Property Type: Flat Tenement
Property Level: 1
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £63.22
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Sequence Number: 62
Property Type: Flat Maisonette
Property Level: 2
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £61.37
Heating Type: Full Electric CH
Category: MOVER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Mover Group
applicants only. This first floor property has 2 double
bedrooms.
Category: SEEKER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Seeker Group
applicants only. This second floor maisonette has 2
double bedrooms.
Sequence Number: 43
Property Type: House Mid Terrace
Property Level:
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £65.26
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: SEEKER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Seeker Group
applicants only. This property has 2 double bedrooms.
18 TORWOOD AVE, GRANGEMOUTH
GMOUTH
17 AVON STREET, GRANGEMOUTH
136038863
136050039
Sequence Number: 57
Property Type: Flat Tenement
Property Level: 2
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £63.22
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: SEEKER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Seeker Group
applicants only. This second floor property has 2 double
bedrooms.
20 HAIG STREET, GRANGEMOUTH
22 BANKHILL CT, GRANGEMOUTH
136043548
136041867
Sequence Number: 54
Property Type: Flat 4 in a Block
Property Level: 1
Number of Bedrooms: 3
Approximate Weekly Rent: £56.45
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Sequence Number: 49
Property Type: Flat Tenement
Property Level: 2
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £53.95
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: MOVER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Mover Group
applicants only. This first floor property has 3 double
bedrooms.
Category: SEEKER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Seeker Group
applicants only. This second floor property has 2 double
bedrooms.
324 KERSIEBANK AVE, GRANGEMOUTH
46 CULTENHOVE CRES, GRANGEMOUTH
136049763
136050175
Sequence Number: 56
Property Type: Flat Maisonette
Property Level: 2
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £61.37
Heating Type: Full Electric CH
Category: ALL GROUPS
Adapted Property: No
Bids will be considered from All applicant groups (see All
Groups note). This second floor maisonette has 2 double
bedrooms.
Sequence Number: 58
Property Type: Flat Tenement
Property Level: 3
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £63.22
Heating Type: Full Electric CH
Category: ALL GROUPS
Adapted Property: No
Bids will be considered from All applicant groups (see All
Groups note). This third floor property has 2 double
bedrooms.
1 BREWSTER PLACE, DENNY
Important Information
Closing date for notes of interest:
12 noon 24 December 2014
136039636
Sequence Number: 46
Property Type: Flat
Property Level: G
Number of Bedrooms: 1
Approximate Weekly Rent: £48.66
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
For further details contact your local
Category: SEEKER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Seeker Group
applicants only. This ground floor property has 1 double
bedroom.
housing office
Freephone 0800 678 3091
www.falkirk.gov.uk/homespot
111 STIRLING STREET, DENNY
15 SUTHERLAND DRIVE, DENNY
136068226
136016245
Category: MOVER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Seeker Group
applicants only. This ground floor property is a BEDSIT.
18 BRIDGE CRESCENT, DENNY
136037413
Sequence Number: 41
Property Type: Flat 4 in a Block
Property Level: G
Number of Bedrooms: 1
Approximate Weekly Rent: £46.07
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
DENNY
Sequence Number: 79
Property Type: Flat Bedsit
Property Level: G
Number of Bedrooms: Bedsit
Approximate Weekly Rent: £42.55
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: MOVER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Mover Group
applicants only. This ground floor property has 1 double
bedroom.
Sequence Number: 13
Property Type: House End Terrace
Property Level:
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Approximate Weekly Rent: £70.35
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: STARTER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Starter Group
applicants only. This property has 2 double bedrooms.
23 HUNTER GARDENS, DENNY
136039045
Sequence Number: 45
Property Type: Flat 4 in a Block
Property Level: 1
Number of Bedrooms: 3
Approximate Weekly Rent: £61.55
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: MOVER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Mover Group
applicants only. This first floor property has 1 single and
2 double bedrooms.
34 BRIDGE CRESCENT, DENNY
98 OVERTON CRESCENT, DENNY
136037689
136027213
Sequence Number: 42
Property Type: Flat
Property Level: G
Number of Bedrooms: 1
Approximate Weekly Rent: £47.37
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Sequence Number: 28
Property Type: Flat Tenement
Property Level: 2
Number of Bedrooms: 3
Approximate Weekly Rent: £67.30
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
17 ASHLEY ST, BONNYBRIDGE
136059723
Sequence Number: 70
Property Type: Flat Tenement
Property Level: 1
Number of Bedrooms: 3
Approximate Weekly Rent: £60.81
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: ALL GROUPS
Adapted Property: No
Bids will be considered from All applicant groups (see All
Groups note). This first floor property has 1 single and 2
double bedrooms.
Category: SEEKER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Seeker Group
applicants only. This second floor property has 1 single
and 2 double bedrooms.
BONNY BANK
Category: SEEKER
Adapted Property: No
This property is advertised for Home Seeker Group
applicants only. This ground floor property has 1 double
bedroom.
28 BALLINKIER AVE, BANKNOCK
136067638
Sequence Number: 78
Property Type: House Mid Terrace
Property Level:
Number of Bedrooms: 3
Approximate Weekly Rent: £69.89
Heating Type: Full Gas CH
Category: ALL GROUPS
Adapted Property: No
Bids will be considered from All applicant groups (see All
Groups note). This property has 1 single and 2 double
bedrooms.
All Groups Advertised Properties
ALL applicant groups are eligible to bid on properties that are advertised as All Groups. If the
property has been previously advertised as Adapted or Housing With Care Level 3 or with a
lettings initiative the qualifying criteria will still be in place for the selection of the successful
applicant.
All Groups Advertised 3(+) Bedroom Properties
ALL applicant groups are eligible to bid on properties that are advertised as All Groups.
If you are ineligible to bid on a 3 bedroom property please contact the Allocations Team on 01324
503200 who will note an interest in the property for you.
The Council aims to make the best use of its housing stock; in letting houses, the Council will seek to
select applicants whose household size makes best use of the property.
Seq
No
No
Town
Double Single
Type
Floor
Level
Rent per
week £
Bo’ness
67
134 Dean Road
68
144 Dean Road
73
29 Muirend Court
Bo’ness
Bo’ness
Bo’ness
4
4
2
1
4 in a Block
4 in a block
Flat
G
1
1
69.71
69.71
72.86
Bonnybridge/Banknock
72
9
Ashley Street
71
5
Ashley Street
Bonnybridge
Bonnybridge
2
2
1
1
Flat
Flat
1
1
60.81
60.81
Braes
1
21
Slamannan Road
Limerigg
2
1
House
-
67.02
Dawson
20
13
17
22
18
24
19
30
21
39
22
49
14
188
15
202
16
218
Haugh Gardens
Haugh Gardens
Haugh Gardens
Haugh Gardens
Haugh Gardens
Haugh Gardens
Haugh Street
Haugh Street
Haugh Street
Bainsford
Bainsford
Bainsford
Bainsford
Bainsford
Bainsford
Bainsford
Bainsford
Bainsford
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
1
2
2
1
2
1
1
1
1
70.08
70.08
70.08
70.08
70.08
70.08
65.07
65.07
65.07
Denny
77
44
34
35
31
36
32
37
33
25
26
27
24
Broad Street
Hunter Gardens
Little Denny Road
Little Denny Road
Little Denny Road
Little Denny Road
Little Denny Road
Little Denny Road
Little Denny Road
Overton Crescent
Overton Crescent
Overton Crescent
Overton Crescent
Denny
Denny
Denny
Denny
Denny
Denny
Denny
Denny
Denny
Denny
Denny
Denny
Denny
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Maisonette
Flat
Maisonette
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
1
1
2
3
1
2
1
2
3
2
3
1
3
64.90
62.39
72.02
72.02
64.34
72.02
65.71
70.53
67.30
72.02
72.02
70.53
70.53
66
15
39
49
56
67
76
91
117
50
56
88
100
Street Name
Seq
No
No
Street Name
Town
Double Single
Type
Floor
Level
Rent per
week £
Falkirk West
6
148 Glasgow Road
7
170 Glasgow Road
4
226 Glasgow Road
8
23 Mariner Road
Camelon
Camelon
Camelon
Camelon
3
3
3
2
1
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
2
2
2
2
71.37
70.55
71.37
71.37
Grangemouth
55
54 Brooke Street
61
108 Bowhouse Road
52
179 Bowhouse Road
59
5
Cultenhove Crescent
51
135 Craigleith Road
63
75 Garry Place
53
12 Islay Court
47
18 Kingseat Avenue
Grangemouth
Grangemouth
Grangemouth
Grangemouth
Grangemouth
Grangemouth
Grangemouth
Grangemouth
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Maisonette
Flat
Maisonette
Flat
1
1
2
2
1
1
2
2
67.02
66.83
66.83
70.83
66.83
67.86
66.83
58.32
Larbert/Stenhousemuir
5
19 St Georges Court
Larbert
2
1
Flat
G
67.85
Falkirk East
Arrangements for Christmas and New Year
The Homespot property newsletter will be available as normal on Wednesday 24 December
2014. This issue will run for 2 weeks until Wednesday 7 January 2015.
Please note there will not be a property newsletter on 31 December 2014.
A new Homespot property newsletter will be available on Wednesday 7 January 2015 and run
until Wednesday 14 January 2015. The property newsletter will be available weekly each
Wednesday from 7 January 2015.
HomeSwapper
Falkirk Council is registered with HomeSwapper which is a web based service to help tenants
of social landlords swap houses.
Falkirk Council tenants can register with HomeSwapper free of charge and get information
about tenants in the Council area who want to exchange houses as well as details of people
wanting to move here from outside the area.
If you are not a tenant of Falkirk Council check with your landlord to see if they are registered
with HomeSwapper. Even if your landlord isn't registered with HomeSwapper you can still
use this web based mutual exchange system but you will need to pay a small registration fee.
For more information about HomeSwapper visit their website at www.homeswapper.co.uk at
or contact your local Neighbourhood Offices/One Stop Shops.
If you find someone to carry out an exchange with either through HomeSwapper or any other
way you must get written permission from the Council (or your own landlord if you are not a
tenant of Falkirk Council) before an exchange can take place.
If you are a Falkirk Council tenant you can get an application form and a guidance note from
one of our local Neighbourhood Offices/One Stop Shops. Our offices also hold a list of other
people that want to exchange houses.
Please note that written permission is needed from the Council before an exchange can
take place.
What are Home Seekers,
Home Movers and Home Starters?
You are a Home Seeker if you are considered homeless in terms of homeless
legislation.
You are a Home Mover if you are a tenant of Falkirk Council or a tenant of a
Housing Association or a Registered Social Landlord (RSL) living in the Council area.
All other applicants are Home Starters.
All Groups Advertised Properties
ALL applicant groups are eligible to bid on properties that are advertised as All Groups. If the
property has been previously advertised as Adapted or Housing With Care Level 3 or with a
lettings initiative the qualifying criteria will still be in place for the selection of the successful
applicant.
If you have children or have access to your children and are ineligible to bid on a 3 bedroom
property please contact the Allocations Team on 01324 503200 who will note an interest in
the property for you.
The Council aims to make the best use of its housing stock; in letting houses, the Council will
seek to select applicants whose household size makes best use of the property.
Welfare Reform April 2013
The Government changed the welfare benefits system throughout the UK in April 2013. The
new rules restrict the size of home you can receive Housing Benefit for based on the number
of bedrooms in the house and the number of people living there.
If you are bidding for a property through HomeSpot you should bear this in mind.
What are the Changes?
The new rules restrict the size of property you can receive Housing Benefit for based on the
number of people in your household.
The rules allow one bedroom for:
•
a single adult or adult couple (married or not)
•
any other adult aged 16 or over
•
any two children of the same sex – aged 10 to 15
•
any two children aged under 10 years – mixed or same sex
•
any other child (other than a foster child whose main home is elsewhere)
•
a carer (or team of carers) who does not live with you but provides you or your partner
with overnight care.
If you are a tenant of working age and you have more bedrooms than you need based on the
criteria above, your Housing Benefit will be reduced.
If you have one extra bedroom your housing benefit will be reduced by 14% of your rent
charge and if you have two or more extra bedrooms your housing benefit will be reduced by
25% of your rent charge. In both cases, you will have to pay the difference yourself.
If you would like more information abut these changes please phone 01324 503850
or email [email protected]
Changes to HomeSpot
Some changes have been introduced to HomeSpot with effect from 10 October 2012. These
changes to Home Spot were agreed in a report to the Housing and Social Care Committee
on 28 August 2012. The full report is available on the Council’s website at
www.falkirk.gov.uk
Applicants only able to bid for properties advertised for their applicant group.
From 10 October 2012 you will only be able to bid for properties that are advertised for the
applicant group that you are in. For example, if you are a Home Seeker applicant you will only
be able to bid for properties advertised for Home Seekers. The same applies to Home Movers
and Home Starters.
Properties that have been adapted and would previously have been advertised for “All” Groups
are now advertised as “Adapted” properties. All applicants with a medical recommendation
i.e. a “M” after their Band of priority are able to bid for these properties irrespective of
whether they are a Seeker, Mover or Starter.
Home Seekers that are not bidding for properties
If you are a Home Seeker with Band 1 priority and you have not been actively bidding for
properties you will be made one offer of housing out with HomeSpot i.e. we will directly
match you to a property. If you refuse this offer of housing your priority for homelessness will
be removed as the Council will have discharged its duty to you in terms of homeless
legislation. Your application group will change from Home Seeker to Home Starter and your
housing situation will be reassessed.
If you are living in temporary accommodation provided by the Council, you will have to leave
this.
Home Starters with Band 1 priority for threatened with homelessness
All applicants that have been awarded Home Starter Band 1 priority because they are
threatened with homelessness within the next 2 months will change to Home Seekers with
Band 1 priority with effect from the original date of award.
Access to Housing /
Neighbourhood Offices / One Stop Shops
Access to Housing
Freephone: 0800 587 4440
Tel: 01324 503600 Fax: 01324 501409
E-mail: [email protected]
Denny One Stop Shop
Carronbank House, Carronbank Crescent
Denny FK6 6GA
Tel: 01324 504050
E-mail: [email protected]
Bo’ness One Stop Shop
24 East Pier Street, Bo’ness EH51 9AB
Tel: 01506 778899 Fax: 01506 778900
E-mail: [email protected]
Grangemouth One Stop Shop
5 York Lane, Grangemouth FK3 8BD
Tel: 01324 504550 Fax: 01324 504551
E-mail: [email protected]
Falkirk One Stop Shop
Callendar Square, Falkirk FK1 1ZF
Tel: 01324 506868 Fax: 01324 506881
E-mail: [email protected]
Stenhousemuir One Stop Shop
398 Main Street, Stenhousemuir FK5 3JR
Tel: 01324 503340
E-mail: [email protected]
Camelon One Stop Shop
256 Main Street, Camelon, Falkirk FK1 4DY
Tel: 01324 503640
E-mail: [email protected]
Dawson Centre
David’s Loan, Falkirk FK2 7RG
Tel: 01324 501450
E-mail: [email protected]
For more information about local amenities, transport, shopping facilities,
schools and tenant groups, etc within the area please contact the relevant local
Neighbourhood Office/One Stop Shop.
Bidding Coupon
Name____________________________________________________________________________________
Address__________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________________
Telephone Number_________________________________________________________________________
Application Reference Number______________________________________________________________
Please list the reference number and address of the property or properties you wish to be considered
for.
If you intend to bid for more than one property you should enter your bids in order of preference
starting with your preferred property. This is very important because if you bid successfully for more
than one property we will assume that the property you bid for first is your first choice, and so on, in
the order you chose to bid. If your first bid is successful, we will not consider any later bids you have
made, so the order in which you bid is very important.
Property List Number
17122014
Sequence Number
Property Address
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
If you want to bid for more properties please use a separate sheet.
Signature of Applicant______________________________________________________________________
This Bidding Coupon should not be used to tell us about a change in your situation. If your situation
has changed e.g. you have a new address please tell us about this as soon as possible so we can
update your application.
Important Information
Closing date for notes of interest:
12 noon 24 December 2014
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For further details contact your local housing office
Freephone 0800 678 3091 www.falkirk.gov.uk/homespot
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