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Fife Housing Register - Housing (Scotland) Act 2014

RULES ON PRIORITY OF ALLOCATION OF HOUSING: CONSULTATION
REPORT ON CONSULTATION SURVEY RESULTS - DECEMBER 2018

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Fife Housing Register partners commissioned an online survey using surveymonkey to consult tenants, housing applicants and other service users to ask for their opinion about proposed changes to our ‘common assessment of need’ in relation to overcrowding, under-occupation and suspensions.

A total of 1,078 responses were received, with 87% (938) of the respondents identifying as having a live application on the Fife Housing Register. Overall this represents an 8.8% response rate from Fife Housing Register applicants who have a live housing application eligible for offers.

A total of 637 responses were received from applicants or other service users who are not currently housed by one of the Fife Housing Register partners.

43% (269) are tenants or joint tenants of a private landlord;

20% (125) are staying with friends or family;

14% (88) are homeowners and;

6.68% (42) are homeless.

The links below provide the key results from this survey:

If you would like more information about these survey results, please contact one of the Fife Housing Register partners.

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The Fife Housing Register team are still assessing applications, but we may not be able to meet our normal timescales. Please continue to submit new housing applications and updates to existing applications and we will respond as soon as we can.

If you are homeless, or need somewhere to stay urgently, please call 0800 028 6231 so we can discuss your housing options.

To complete an online housing application you will need to register for a secure account on Fife.gov.uk. If you already have an account, login in using your existing details.

SERVICE UPDATE SPRING 2021 – Do you want to update your current application for housing? We are currently working on a new UPDATE FORM and we hope to have this ready for you soon. However, if you want to update or withdraw your application for housing you can:

Depending on what the update is, we may have to contact you for further information to enable the update to be completed.

If you have moved address please complete a new application form.

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