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Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Call for more homes to house refugees coming to #Kingston


Kingston Council is still appealing for more properties to be made available to house those fleeing the conflict in Syria.

The first family was re-homed in the borough earlier this year.

Their resettlement is part of the Government’s Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme after a landlord came forward to offer a suitable property.

Future refugees housed through the scheme will also be supported by a Refugee Action Kingston caseworker and a housing case worker, arranged by the council and funded by the Home Office.

In order to qualify for the funding, homes need to be self-contained and available to rent for at least a 12 month period.

Interested landlords should contact: David Hill, Kingston Council’s Accommodation Services Lead Officer on 020 8547 5412 or email [email protected]
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