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Read the latest insights from our team on the personal stories, policy developments and opportunities for change we work towards
Renters Need Change Now
Housing law allows landlords to evict tenants without giving a reason - meaning people like Okwuchi often face prejudice or are punished for asking for repairs. It's this insecurity faced by tenants that the Government promised to address with a new Renters Reform Bill, and we've joined the Renters Reform Coalition to hold them to that.
Retrospective on Remote Social Security Hearings
Prior to the national lockdown, Z2K’s Tribunal representation project largely revolved around client contact. From our initial meeting with clients at outreach sessions and appointments at our offices to scan their paperwork, to clients meeting their representative and ultimately attending the Tribunal with them on the day of their hearing.
Legacy Benefits – a year of denial
A year ago, I was one of millions watching the Chancellor’s press conference outlining an emergency package for businesses and individuals affected by the lockdown. When he announced that the Standard Allowance for Universal Credit (UC) would go up by £20 a week, I remember being shocked.
Our impact in 2020...
1,233 Cases opened
93% Success rate for 264 tribunals
£3,307,734 Financial benefit for our clients