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    • JasonEnn
    • By JasonEnn 6th Aug 18, 6:24 PM
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    Social Housing Bidding Queue
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    • 6th Aug 18, 6:24 PM
    Social Housing Bidding Queue 6th Aug 18 at 6:24 PM
    Hi guys - so I'm currently bidding on some properties but I'm being pushed down the queue postition even after the bidding cycle has ended (happended twice).



    For example:
    I bid for a property and ended up being 2nd at the end of the cycle. I checked again at the end of the day (the day after it ended) and I was pushed down to 3rd.


    Same thing happened a couple of weeks ago when I was 11th at the end of the cycle and two days after it ended, I was pushed to 12th.


    Is this normal? What is actually happening here?


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    • Sunny Intervals
    • By Sunny Intervals 6th Aug 18, 6:27 PM
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    • #2
    • 6th Aug 18, 6:27 PM
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    • 6th Aug 18, 6:27 PM
    Maybe someone was given priority last minute due to becoming homeless?
    • JasonEnn
    • By JasonEnn 6th Aug 18, 7:19 PM
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    • 6th Aug 18, 7:19 PM
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    • 6th Aug 18, 7:19 PM
    Hmm maybe.. but all my other bids status are still active. This means they haven't given the properties away yet.
    • mije1983
    • By mije1983 6th Aug 18, 7:37 PM
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    • #4
    • 6th Aug 18, 7:37 PM
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    • 6th Aug 18, 7:37 PM
    What did the HA or council say when you asked them about it?

    • TheGardener
    • By TheGardener 6th Aug 18, 9:23 PM
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    • #5
    • 6th Aug 18, 9:23 PM
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    • 6th Aug 18, 9:23 PM
    Its usually housing officers putting bids on for people without access to the internet - elderly, disabled etc or making auto bids for people they know are band 1 eligible but haven't bid because they are in hospital etc. There are also some bids that come in by paper application form that need adding.

    As sunnyintervals said - sometimes its emergency homeless - house fires, domestic violence, witness protection. Any number of reasons.
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