Appeal: Get in touch about homeless hostels and B&Bs in Islington

The number of people living in hostels and B&Bs is on the rise

The number of people living in hostels and B&Bs is on the rise - Credit: Archant

The Gazette would like to hear from people living in temporary accommodation in Islington - such as hostels or bed and breakfasts.

Government figures show the number of families without a permanent home in the borough has fallen in the last five years.

This is against a backdrop of rising private sector rents and a burgeoning housing crisis in the capital.

Do you have a story to tell? What are conditions like in hostels, B&Bs or short-term bedsit accommodation?

We would also like to hear from anyone who has been asked to move to a temporary or permanent home outside of the borough.


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This might be temporary housing in another part of London or permanent housing in another part of the country.

What are the implications of such a move away from work, schools, or family?

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Contact Emma Youle on 020 7433 0122 or emma.youle@archant.co.uk

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