Hundreds of Syrian refugees to be housed in UK city plagued by homelessness
A MAJOR city has pledged to house hundreds of Syrian refugees despite being gripped by homelessness and demands for social housing.
Birmingham will take 500 Syrian refugees
Birmingham city councillors will “put their arms out to welcome” 500 migrants under the Tory Government’s resettlement scheme.
There were 18,834 individual applicants on the council’s homeless register as well as 464 homeless families in 2009 according to a Freedom of Information Act request