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Housing Ombudsman determinations

To note the Housing Ombudsman’s findings, the Council’s actions to remedy the fault and act on lessons learnt.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/12/2022

Decision due: 24 Jan 2023 by Executive Councillor for Housing and Homelessness

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Housing and Homelessness

Contact: David Greening, Assistant Director of Housing (interim) Email: David.Greening@cambridge.gov.uk.

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Background Information: The Housing Ombudsman found that the Council was at fault in two recent complaints – In case 1 the faults were as follows: a) Its response to the resident’s concerns about her bathroom refurbishment. b) Its handling of the associated complaint. In case 2 there was fault in how the Council recorded its decisions about the suitability of accommodation offered under a hospital discharge scheme and how it discussed the scheme with the complainant.


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