York Tory housing chief set to end disabled garden help scheme

Letters are being sent out by the Council saying that disabled and elderly tenants who get help in maintaining the gardens at their properties will have to pay in future.

Overgrown garage area

Overgrown garage area

Apparently a secret decision has been taken by the Conservative Councillor, who heads the housing department, that the free scheme must end next year.

It is the latest in a series of decisions targeting Council tenants in York. Two months ago the same Councillor endorsed a strategy which could see hundreds of Council houses demolished

The housing department has also been under fire recently for failing to maintain communal and garage areas in the City’s housing estates.

2 thoughts on “York Tory housing chief set to end disabled garden help scheme

  1. […] on the heels of Saturdays revelation, that housing officials in York are scrapping a garden help scheme for disabled tenants, we are now […]

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