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Housing benefit - Im a 74 year-old British Citizen recently returned t

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I`m a 74 year-old British Citizen recently returned to England from living in Holland for 25 years, I`m at present renting accomodation in Somerset and have successfully applied for housing benefit. Can you tell me if it`s possible for me to apply for Council Housing in another area of England - somewhere nearer to London, possibly?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
You are a British Citizen resident in the UK. There is no legal reason why you can't apply for council housing in the same way as any other citizen.
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