Housing: between a rock and a hard place – LegalVoice

Posted November 13th, 2012 in benefits, families, homelessness, housing, law centres, local government, news by sally

“Desperation among local authority housing departments is running so high that homeless families are regularly told they can be given accommodation only if their children go into care, writes Elizabeth Davidson. This shocking response on the part of the authorities is clearly a fob-off given that this would not only breach their legal duties but would cost their social services departments a lot of money.”

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LegalVoice, 13th November 2012

Source: www.legalvoice.org.uk