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Walthamstow 1962

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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The following extracts are taken from the Annual Report of the
Housing Management Committee:-


During 1962 the Lettings Sub-Committee considered reports dealing with individual cases submitted in accordance with the Conditions of the Points Scheme:-

Conditions of Points Scheme
'C'Families living with relatives43
'D'Families living apart5
'E'Irregular overcrowding76
'G'Two refusals of alternative accommodation1
'K'Three or more families (relatives) in House-
'H'Transfer of priority housing-
'J'Special cases54
'J'Rehousing subject to nomination12
M.O.H.Medical recommendations (T.B.)3
M.O.H.Cases for consideration6
Special requests for emergency accommodation36

During 1962, eleven cases claiming rehousing priority for
tuberculosis were investigated and reported upon. Of these eleven
cases were added to the list.

The position at the end of 1962 was as follows:-

Class 1Class 2Class 3Class 4Total
On list at end of 1961239-14
Added to list during 1962213511
Rehoused or removed from list during 19622-1-3
On list at end of 19622411522

In addition to the tuberculosis cases, twelve other cases were
recorded as needing special consideration on medical grounds and
seventy-six on general grounds.