Jun 10, 2021 11:30

Without a safety net: No recourse to Public Funds

Some people have a residence permit that allows them to live in the UK but may not have no recourse to public funds: this means they will not be able to claim most state benefits, including Universal Credit or benefits it replaces such as housing assistance. But what if they find themselves at risk of homelessness? What works and doesn’t work when helping such individuals?


Jon Sparkes is the CEO of Crisis.

Sabir Zazai is Chief Executive of Scottish Refugee Council.

Ian Rutherford is a city centre Minister in Manchester.

Neil Preddy is Vice Chair of the Oxfordshire Homeless Movement.

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