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linayeboah17
February 2, 2023 · joined the group.

As an experienced former local authority housing adviser and a pan-AfRaKan activist, the reality of the manifestations of racism and discrimination by private landlords and social housing providers in the UK is truly appalling.


“As with homelessness, racism is structural and is woven into the processes and practices of systems and institutions which should act as the safety net preventing people from becoming homeless to begin with, and then supporting them to escape the cycle of exclusion once they become homeless. The safety nets are not working for minority groups.”Dr Halima Begum, CEO of the Runnymede Trust.


Of growing concern is the statutory failures of local authorities to adhere to and comply with their mandatory duties to advise, prevent and / relieve homelessness and threats of homelessness to persons whose protected characteristic of ethnicity is all too often ignored and subsequently failed under the Public Sector Equality Duty.

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