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The obstacles Ukrainian refugees face in accessing housing in the UK and the threat of a homelessness crisisMar 17, 2023
“We are returning to Ukraine because we have not found an apartment to rent”
As of March 2023, 222,000 visas have been awarded to Ukrainians fleeing from the war. This Saturday marks the first anniversary since individuals were able to act as sponsors in the Homes for Ukraine scheme, which accounts for 70% of all visas.
Over recent months, Generation Rent worked with the Ukrainian organisation Opora to investigate the experiences of Ukrainian refugees in navigating the UK’s housing sector.
Ukrainians overwhelmingly reported a host of obstacles preventing them from accessing good quality homes. And, those Ukrainian refugees who were able to find accommodation to rent faced various standards and repair issues.
Too many respondents were being presented with three options: become homeless, endure poor quality housing, or return to Ukraine. Clearly, things need to change.
We would like to thank the 325 Ukrainian refugees completed the survey, which ran between 21 November 2022 and 8 January 2023.
1100 homes private rented homes with dangerous mould not covered by Awaab's LawMar 14, 2023
Local councils in England found 1,106 private rented homes with dangerous levels of damp and mould in 2021-22, our research has found.
LUHC Select Committee Report on the White Paper “Reforming the Private Rented Sector” – Our VerdictFeb 10, 2023
4.6 million households who live in the private rented sector (PRS) continue to wait for the Renters Reform Bill to improve the security, quality and affordability of their homes.
In the meantime, the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Select Committee have released their report on the White Paper ‘a fairer private rented sector’ giving their view on the proposed legislation. This is an important step in scrutinising the government’s plans and has raised a number of issues which will shape the debate in the months to come.