An award-winning architect is profiting from taxpayers’ money operating homeless hostels where human faeces has been found smeared on walls and conditions are described as “shameful”, the Gazette can reveal.
Vulnerable people with mental health problems are among the hundreds living in hostel rooms in Hackney – and their grim surroundings only make it worse. Emma Youle reports on a startling lack of support for those in crisis
A new strategy to help tackle the housing crisis in London was unveiled by Mayor Sadiq Khan last week. But will it help or hinder efforts to bring vitally needed affordable homes to Hackney? We asked the Mayor of Hackney for his views.