August 3, 2023 2.00 pm This story is over 6 months old

Boston council defends £1.1m Afghan housing project

Four Afghan families will get council homes

Boston Borough Council leaders have responded to criticism from local residents as they approved a housing project to provide homes for four Afghan families and one other.

The decision to accept nearly £472,000 of government funding was made during the council’s Cabinet meeting on Wednesday night. The homes are part of a rehabilitation program for Afghan families who have represented the UK abroad and had to flee their home country after the Taliban took control.

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