The facts about hotel accommodation - Refugee Council

The facts about hotel accommodation

Why are people living in hotels? Why do some people have no shoes? What are the government's plans?

Andy, Head of Advocacy and Caroline, Hotel Support Worker in Sheffield answer some commonly asked questions, sharing their knowledge and insights into hotel accommodation for people seeking asylum.

Why have people been housed in hotel accommodation?

Where were people housed before the pandemic and how long are they in hotels for?

Why is hotel accommodation problematic?

Why do many of the people seeking asylum living in hotels have no shoes?

What financial support do people seeking asylum receive when they are housed in hotels?

Why are people seeking asylum banned from working?

Are people seeking asylum having to share rooms in hotel accommodation?

What are the governments plans for people seeking asylum?

How people seeking asylum are volunteering in their local community.