London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Finsbury 1937

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Finsbury Borough]

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The following summary gives particulars of the applications dealt with last year in the Town Clerk's Department:—

No. of applications received for Borough Dwellings469
No. of applications received for County Dwellings98
No. of cases of hardship225
No. of cases with no relative hardship342
No. of applicants for accommodation in Finsbury removed from register:
(a) Withdrawals1
(6) Removed from recorded address2
No. of applications transmitted on behalf of Borough Council to the London County Council with priority recommendation127
No. of recommended applicants accommodated by L.C.C46
No. of recommended applicants refused by L.C.C.1
No. of direct applications to L.C.C. acceded to last year78
No. of warning letters as to reletting sent by Health Department to landlords of premises vacated by tenants accommodated by the Borough Council or the L.C.C31