Does shortlisted mean you got the job?
To be shortlisted for an interview means that you have successfully completed an application form or produced an effective CV which has enabled you to stand out from the crowd, and meet the job criteria as specified by the employer.
How long can the council keep you in temporary accommodation?
You can usually stay in emergency housing until the council decide if you qualify for longer term housing. It may take the council up to 3 months to decide but it could be much quicker. You might have to move during this time.
Do the council have to rehouse me?
If you’re going to be homeless after the eviction, it’s possible the council will have to rehouse you. If you think the council may have to rehouse you, you shouldn’t move out until the council has confirmed they’re going to rehouse you in writing. This might stop them from finding you intentionally homeless.
Can the Council leave you homeless?
While the council are considering your application they must provide you with temporary accommodation if they believe you may be homeless and eligible for accommodation and in priority need. You may then have to leave the temporary accommodation that they have found for you.
Can the council force me to private rent?
Local councils do not have to force their residents into the private sector, they should allow people to demand the social housing they need! There are ways that to challenge being forced into inappropriate private sector accommodation.
What happens if I refuse temporary accommodation?
Your council can evict you from temporary accommodation if you: refuse a council offer of suitable longer term housing. don’t pay your rent. abandon the property.
How long can you stay in temporary accommodation?
Temporary Accommodation Frequently Asked Questions The more bedrooms you need may mean you stay longer in temporary accommodation. For single people or couples, the average wait in temporary accommodation can be 12 or more months. For families, the average wait is longer and can be over 3 years.