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SWLLC Temporary Accommodation lunch, Socco Cheta, Dec 1

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Law Centre starts project to aid borough’s temporary tenants

Housing is a longstanding problem in Croydon, where council continues to accept a higher percentage of those who are homeless and have priority needs than many other areas of London. But there is now a small prospect of improvement for … Continue reading

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Council ordered to pay £2,800 over homeless nightmare

Ombudsman discovers Croydon has 27 families in temporary B&B accommodation for longer than the six-week legal limit Croydon Council’s housing department, already under critical scrutiny in the aftermath of the Regina Road scandal, has been ordered to pay a mother … Continue reading

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Ombudsman orders review of Croydon’s temporary housing

A cancer patient and her four children were ‘cooped up’ in a single room throughout the covid pandemic because council officials failed to check their own temporary accommodation policy Croydon Council has been forced to pay nearly £5,000 in compensation … Continue reading

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