Why the Women’s Homelessness Issue Needs Reform?
These people who come to live in the UK from Europe, they come to learn English, they work hard, long hours and see the carnage on the streets as totally unbelievable and unnessessary. Why? because they don’t have this, yet they have much higher unemployment levels than the UK.
Residents are at breaking point, not only with threat of eviction but they are also reporting being ‘overlooked’ for council housing due to the arrears. One mother described “being trapped” with high rents, often unaffordable.