Homeless family lived in Bristol hotel for three years

A homeless family shared a hotel room for more than three years after a council made mistakes with their housing application, an ombudsman said.
Luke and Olga Burns rented the rooms without cooking facilities while Bristol City Council repeatedly refused them a place on the housing register.
The council has apologised after an investigation criticised its housing and children's services' departments.
The ombudsman said the authority should pay the family £9,000 in compensation.
Mr and Mrs Burns say they rented rooms in 12 different Premier Inns using their housing benefit and money from... read more

 
12 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 59
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