Council denies housing ‘gatekeeping’ charge

Lambeth council is systematically contriving to stop people in housing need get emergency accommodation, campaigners have charged. Members of Housing Action Southwark and Lambeth (HASL) say that the council’s housing department operates a “gatekeeping” system to prevent people getting a “housing assessment”, which is a statutory right. They are calling on the council and, in … Continue reading Council denies housing ‘gatekeeping’ charge