Some people will have trouble getting into the housing market, or staying in the residence they have. The municipality has a responsibility to ensure that everyone has a good and safe place to live, and shall help to obtain housing for those who can not manage to do so on their own.
Persons in need
The municipality will consider which types of support the individual requires, and which alternatives are to be found.
- Lov om behandlingsmåten i forvaltningssaker av 10. februar 1967 Forvaltningsloven
- Sosialtjenesteloven § 3-4
If you are not satisfied with the decision, you may appeal to the municipality within three weeks of having been informed. Explain why you are dissatisfied and why you feel the decision should be changed. If you need assistance, you may ask the municipality. If the municipality upholds its original decision, the matter will be sent to the municipal appeals board, which will decide whether the appeal may be allowed.
The municipality shall consider your application as soon as possible. If the matter cannot be determined within one month, you will be informed of this in writing with the reasons for the delay. At the same time you will be informed when you may expect to hear of the municipality’s decision.