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A Falmouth war veteran and his family who were denied social housing have today been told been told that decision has been overturned.
Father-of-four Jamie Streets had to leave the army after 15 years' service, and was unable to work due to a brain tumour.
His family applied for a council house because they could no longer afford their private rent, but were turned down as they were classed as making themselves homeless.
However following pressure from forces charities and comments from the Prime Minister, Cornwall Council reviewed the background to the case, and have today overturned that decision.
Having considered this additional information the review has concluded that it would not have been reasonable to continue to occupy their privately rented tenancy and has, therefore, overturned the original decision of intentional homelessness.
The family have now been told they'll be given a suitable temporary house until the right permanent home comes up.
They have told us they are very relieved.
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