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Refugees at homeless risk

 
July 26th 2016
 

Newly arriving refugees are at a high risk of becoming homeless due to the ‘chaotic system of government support’, according to the charity Refugee Council.

Many refugees are ending up sleeping on the streets because of a four-week limit they have to secure accommodation and a job with a good enough wage to support themselves, according to reports in the Guardian.

These unrealistic targets were estimated to have made 9,768 newly recognised refugees homeless last year alone.

 
 
 

August/September 2016

 

Contents

Mexico wins... but all triumph in Homeless World Cup

Begging for change

What the Brexit next?

Illegal earnings

Homeless bill proposed

Bournemouth sends rough sleepers to leave town

Westminster action week aims to find new solutions

Three in four Universal Credit tenants in arrears

London Housing Trust under investigation

Homelessness rises in Bristol

Refugees at homeless risk

Musicians Against Homelessness gig...

Charities unite to pressure Australian politicians

Homeless increase in Greece

Vienna's homeless people offered jobs as city tour guides

Homeless in Tokyo ‘invisible’

California’s homeless crisis

Housing in Scotland: your rights

Housing in England: your rights

 

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