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If I sign my half of my home over to my husband will the

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If I sign my half of my home over to my husband will the council house me ?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 9 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Are you currently living in your own property please?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No I have left , I am staying with my brother but to avoid my elderly husband having to move I am willing to give him my half of the property, providing the council will house me
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 9 months ago.

No they wont. This is because if you have a property and chose not to live in it, then sign it over, you are deemed to be made intentionally homeless.

As such that means the council have no right to give you a house.

I am sorry if this is not the answer you want and certainly not the one I want to give you, but I have a duty to be honest.

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

Jamie-Law and other Law Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Thank you for your prompt reply, I think I knew the answer but just wanted clarification. many thanks
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 9 months ago.

Sorry its not better news.

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