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  • Open letter to Lib Peck, Chuka Umunna, Kate Hoey and Helen Hayes

    It is over a month since Clavia Chambers and her 2 young children were evicted by Lambeth council and denied any help on the grounds that they were ‘intentionally homeless’. Clavia has bravely told her story publicly, not only to appeal for help for her own family, but because she does not want other people […]

  • Ahmed – another example of housing failures in Lambeth

    Lambeth housing activists have been running campaign stalls outside the housing office in Lambeth every morning for the last week and every morning we have met people with housing horror stories like Clavia Chambers. This morning we met Ahmed. He has a court case pending on 12th September to evict him from his home so […]

  • Clavia’s case shows how anyone can become homeless…

    Does everyone deserve a home? For most of us it’s simple. Housing should be a basic right. Many people believe that the law follows the same morality and that if anyone is homeless the welfare state will step in – either to help with rent or to provide housing directly. So when people read about […]

  • Open letter to Chuka regarding Clavia

    To: Chuka Umunna – cc: Clavia XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX From: Lambeth Housing Activists –   16th August 2017   URGENT   Dear Chuka Umunna We, Lambeth Housing Activists, are writing on behalf of your constituent CLAVIA xxxxxx formerly of 64 xxxxxxx London, SW2 xxx, now homeless, who has had to turn to us for help […]