Court found disabled woman was discriminated against by being rejected for private flats

A disabled single mother who became homeless after being refused the chance to move into a private rented property because she was on benefits has won a landmark court case that ruled she was unlawfully discriminated against.

The case was the first time a court has ruled that the so-called No DSS rule operated by many private landlords – thought to have prevented hundreds of thousands of people from renting homes over the years – breached equality laws.

Continue reading...

Powered by WPeMatico

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.