"Homeless" Desborough Woman owned 2 properties

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A Desborough woman who claimed to be homeless while owning two properties has been fined almost £2,000.

Carol Rae, 60, of Hazeland House, was convicted at Northampton Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday (August 23) after a prosecution by Kettering Council.

Rae was provided with temporary accommodation and given a secure council tenancy in December 2014 after making an application as a homeless person in May. However, she failed to disclose that she owned two additional properties for which she also received a rental income.

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