Welwyn Hatfield Council mistake dashes family's dream home hopes

PUBLISHED: 14:05 27 May 2009 | UPDATED: 22:03 26 October 2009

A FAMILY have been denied their dream home after a clerical error by Welwyn Hatfield Council. Graham and Donna Macey were planning to move into a house in Broadwater Crescent, WGC, having bid for it in a council house allocation scheme. But their hopes

A FAMILY have been denied their dream home after a clerical error by Welwyn Hatfield Council.

Graham and Donna Macey were planning to move into a house in Broadwater Crescent, WGC, having bid for it in a council house allocation scheme.

But their hopes were dashed when the borough council admitted an "administrative error" - giving the semi-detached home to another family.

The father-of-one told the WHT: "It's a disgrace. This is so upsetting for us.

"We can't keep living in the conditions that we are now, we needed this home."

Full story in today's WHT.


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