Far From Home - The housing of asylum seekers in private rented accommodation

By: Deborah Garvie  Published: January 2001


Recent changes in asylum seekers' entitlement to assistance and access to housing have left this group with a severely weakened welfare safety net.

Summary

This report discusses the implications of placing vulnerable people in private rented accommodation, notorious for its poor conditions and management practices. It provides good practice suggestions for anyone working in this field.

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