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Important win for homeless families in Lambeth

shawn mach
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Via the Public Interest Law Centre

Since 2014 Lambeth Council has been encouraging its homeless families to withdraw their homelessness applications, and to move into temporary private sector accommodation, by offering them higher priority for social housing. However, in very many cases, the deal that Lambeth was offering actually prevented these families from staying on the social housing waiting list at all ...

More: https://www.pilc.org.uk/news/story/lambeth-council-defeated/