Asylum accommodation to be excluded from social housing landlords crackdown

Accommodation used to house tens of thousands of asylum seekers, often the worst in the UK when it comes to damp and mould, will be excluded from a crackdown on landlords managing social housing, the Guardian has learned.

Following the death of two-year-old Awaab Ishak from prolonged exposure to black mould in his family’s home, the government agreed to introduce new rules – known as Awaab’s law – to force landlords to fix damp and mould problems in social housing.

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