London hosts dwindle leaving hundreds on the waiting list

London hosts for Ukrainian refugees dwindle leaving hundreds on the waiting list
October 6, 2022
Article by: Miriam Burrell
Published in: Evening Standard


The conflict has dropped from people’s minds, one charity warns

A Ukrainian pensioner with disabilities and his wife may be left homeless after their six month stay with a London host comes to an end, and as host numbers in the capital dwindle.

The couple’s current hosts in west London, who the Standard agreed not to name, are moving to Australia and their six-month pledge to house the couple is coming to an end in four weeks.

But the Ukrainian man — who has also suffered from strokes and has type 1 diabetes — and his partner have nowhere to go as host numbers in London dry up.