A south London man who was compelled to borrow from household and mates to pay for motels after being evicted is being paid out of £8.7k

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A south London man who was forced to borrow from family and friends to pay for hotels after being evicted is being paid out of £8.7k

A Londoner had to borrow cash from family and friends to pay for hotel bills for more than five months after he was evicted and his local council failed to organize temporary accommodation, a watchdog has found. Wandsworth Council has been ordered to pay the man more than £8,700 following an inquiry by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman.

The man, named Mr X in the report, said the situation had seriously affected his mental and physical health. He added that he was in significant debt after borrowing cash to fund his hotel stay.

On October 12, 2021 Mr

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Mr. Er was evicted on December 10, 2021.

The report noted that the Council’s duty to exonerate Mr The duty to help is a local authority’s duty to help a homeless person find housing for at least six months.

The report states: “The Council has set the threshold too high for whether to grant Mr X temporary placement. Mister .