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02 Nov 19 #510269 by sharif
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Greeting all,

I do apologise if this topic in the wrong place

Due to financial difficulties, I am in the process of separation and divorce with my wife.
Her friends, which they are all single mums, they convinced her to get rid of me and she can easily take over my housing association flat
We live in a 2 bedroom housing association flat
I am the sole occupant in the contract, however, my wife and my 7 year old son are added to the contract.
I am a registered disable and she is my career

Now, she is threatening me to do everything in her power no matter what to take over the flat. Her friends told her that can happen easily because of our son
She attended other council and also they filled her up with information in relation to what she can do

I attended the my housing association office and explained the situation to them
They referred me to CAB for more legal advice as we have a son

The CAB told me contradicting information as I was told by the housing officer

I feel I will end up homeless if there is nothing to do.

Please I need your kind help what to do as I am losing myself here.

I do apologise for the headache, but I dont really know what to do

Please help

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03 Nov 19 #510281 by sharif
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Any help please!

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03 Nov 19 #510284 by WYSPECIAL
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Has the flat been adapted in any way to accommodate your disability?

Who is the tenant? Your post is confusing as first you say it is you then you say your wife and son are also tenants

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05 Nov 19 #510298 by sharif
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WYSPECIAL wrote:

Has the flat been adapted in any way to accommodate your disability?

Yes, the housing fitted an aid in the bath to help me in and out, they also gave me a high chair to help cooking or making coffee or minimal activities in the kitchen.
Also they gave me rack to put in the bed to help me in and out but I dont like it.

Who is the tenant? Your post is confusing as first you say it is you then you say your wife and son are also tenants

I am the sole occupant, however, when I brought her from Jordan I added her as a sub tenant and when my child was born I added him also as a sub tenant


Now she is threatening to take over the universal credit as its joint.
I am not sure where I am standing or what to do!

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11 Nov 19 #510365 by Deborah66
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Hi there....

Some suggestions....Housing is a Specialist area....

What about contacting the charity Shelter to see whether they can advise, and any other agencies who specialise in Housing. Also you could go back to the CAB, saying you have received contradictory advice and seek clarification.

Do you have local Solicitor's who offer advice on Housing, if so they may offer a free half hour, I don't know the current situation on legal advice and assistance with Solicitor's on Housing.

Some ideas to get some advice....

Best Wishes
Deborah

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