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I have not applied to the Chief officer, the alleged fraud is apparently that we have attempted to commit an offence with regard to the appliction of the right to buy. The right to buy application has been suspended due to their investigation. It has not been processed by Epping Forest Council, because i believe that they do not believe that I have lived at this Property, which they have been given proof of. They have contacted my Employer, whom have been aware of my change of address.The issue is the Tenancy is in her maiden name as that was used when the exchange took place around two years ago, was my Wife legally obliged to use her married name, as all of her bills and Bank account are in her maiden name. This was more convenient as it would be hassle to change everything over, and she was under the opinion that it makes no difference. We have not been allowed to proceed whilst they conduct their enquiry. At this point their has been no Contract signed, and also was my Wife legally obliged to inform them that i was resident, as she pay's full rent and Council Tax, and is not in reciept of any state benefits, Regards Stephen.
Thanks for getting back to me but i have given you a basic overview of the stance that Epping Forrest Council have taken. This is even before I was asking to be added to the right to buy.So what I want to know is what I have already asked you? 1/ Based on what I said in my previous 2 emails to you,Have we broken any housing Right to Buy laws? 2/ Given that my wife has the Tenancy in her name and pay,s full rent and Council Tax, should she have declared that i have been living with her, as she did this when she had the Housing association place where I lived with Her for 4 yrs and they said as long as She is paying full rent etc and is not claiming Benefits it does not matter. 3/ Has the Council the right to accuse us of any wrong doing? And are they allowed to keep us suspended like this for 1yr? The dwelling is hardly livable, has no functional Kitchen, has dangrerous Asbestos, but they will do nothing to the property because of this ongoing action they are taking and due to the fact that they are investigating an alleged attempted fraud as I have Already explained. 4/ Legally what is our position here? To conclude Alex with the greatest of respect I am asking you to review what I have outlined to you as your response," of what do i want to know " you should have summised from what I have made you aware of please address this as it is unfair that you are still asking us what we want to know. Many Regards, Stephen.
on the basis that I am not legitimately living at this address, and that we have claimed the right to buy wrongly in the second instance by adding me to the original application, when we expected them obviously to re appraise the application, by me being now added, i e sending out a form to get my details. Instead we were sent a letter telling us that we may be attempting to commit fraudulent purchase and were told we had to attend individual interviews taped under caution, which is what happened, and the last we were told by them is that their Barrister is preparing for us to be summonsed to court
no, as i said it was my wife who made the initial application, my right to buy occurred 13years ago and before i knew her the property has been sold,no connection between the two, why are all of your responses one line,i'm not convinced having given you all the info you have been given that you are for real. very poor service from a supposed qualified legal proffessional, i am in disbelief at your responses, any averagely educated legal proffessional would give a proper detailed answer from the information you have been given, i've told you that my wife made the initial application, and later we requested that I be included but they did not ammend things so that I could provide them with my particular details, and please no more useless one lined responses, if you are not capable to clarify what you have been asked, then please refer me to someone who has real knowledge, as this is a serious matter.
No, the opportunity for me to submit my details about my previous purchase from Newham Council was not given, Epping Forest council just immediately wrote to us accusing potential attempted fraud, and as I mentioned we were asked to attend individual interveiws under caution
Ok thanks I'm willing to wait thanks for getting back to me regards stephen