7 ways the localism act is shafting the homeless

By Izzy Koksal at Novara Wire:

The Focus E15 mums’ vibrant and unstoppable campaign has been important in highlighting what the largely unheard-of Localism Act means for homeless people and other precariously-housed people. While forced evictions reach an all time high as a result of housing benefit cuts, soaring rents and omnipotent landlords, the new powers given to local authorities under the Act further undermine the already dire homelessness provision.

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