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Exempt From Responsibility? – one year on from a pathbreaking report

By Dominic Bradley / November 19, 2020

It is almost exactly a year since we published ‘Exempt from Responsibility?’ and held two lively and oversubscribed launch events in Birmingham and London. We were aware before embarking on this research that ‘exempt’ accommodation was a significant issue in Birmingham, but were keen to ensure the growth of this sector, and the drivers for…

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Listen: What is exempt accommodation and why is it becoming a problem?

By Ashley Horsey / December 10, 2019

A recent report highlighted failures in a particular sub-sector of housing that often escapes regulation. Termed ‘non-commissioned exempt accommodation’, its function is to place a roof over the head of people with nowhere else to go.

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Thousands of vulnerable people living in ‘unregulated’ housing, report finds

By Megan Fereday / November 6, 2019

06/11/2019 – An estimated 11,000 vulnerable people in Birmingham alone are living in potentially unsafe and unsuitable housing, according to new research

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