Lambeth are to use 45 empty properties on regeneration estates to house homeless households for a period of up to two years.
Following the outbreak of Covid 19, the council is struggling to find self-contained accommodation for homeless households and is having to book hotel rooms to accommodate people. Housing them in empty council properties is seen as a cheaper option.
The council announced at the start of the outbreak of Covid 19 that it would suspend evictions.
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