November 2019

November 20, 2019

A mother has told how she was made homeless just days before giving birth. Sam, 31, and husband Rahul were evicted from their shared London house well into the third trimester after their landlord insisted they couldn’t stay in the accommodation with a baby. Cameras from Channel 4’s Dispatches: Born Homeless followed the couple as they were moved into a cramped, dingy hostel room before being relocated to a basic studio for son Elijah’s birth. Speaking on the programme, Sam, who has a Masters degree, admitted she ‘never thought’ an ‘ordinary’ woman like herself would be made homeless.

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