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Why are councils failing to help homeless tenants?

11 October, 20120 Comments
A Freedom of Information request (FOI) has revealed that councils right across the UK failed to spend nearly £8million in Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP) last year. In these economically hard times and with homelessness on the increase, drastic situations such as Croydon tenants being moved to towns in Yorkshire; Winter Migration; Tenants Fly North – are
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Benefit delay results in destitute child starving to death.

05 October, 20121 Comments
Following the death of a destitute child, who starved to death whilst in temporary accommodation, the government have been warned that it must fix flaws in its support system for successful asylum seekers. Details of the tragic circumstances surrounding the death of ‘child EG’ and the unrelated death of his mother ‘Mrs G’ surfaced in
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