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Jobless Somali refugee family who have not worked since arriving in the UK in 2008 are rehoused from their £2m Hampstead council house - into a £1.3m one around the corner 
  • Family provoked outrage when they were given £2million mansion in 2011
  • They've now been moved into a £1.3million property due to the benefits cap
  • Locals say the property has been expensively renovated for them
  • Council-owned property's rent is kept low beneath the benefits cap

By Richard Spillett for MailOnline

Published: 09:40, 17 February 2016 | Updated: 11:25, 17 February 2016

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A family of Somali refugees who sparked a row over council housing when they were given a £2million taxpayer-funded mansion have been moved out - into a £1.3million semi around the corner.

Unemployed Saeed Khaliif, his wife Sayida and their brood provoked uproar in 2011 when they moved into one of the most expensive properties ever to be funded by housing benefit.

It emerged today that the family have now vacated the six-bedroom property in West Hampstead, north-west London, due to changes in the welfare system.

But campaigners have been left further outraged after they were given a property worth £3,000-a-month in rent in an up-and-coming area of the capital.

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Somali refugee Saeed Khaliif and his wife Sayida have been moved into a second north-London property

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The couple lost their £2million Hampstead home due to the benefit cap but have got this £1.3million semi

It is understood that Mr Khaliif has not worked since he arrived in Britain in 2008. The family were initially housed in a £1,000-a-month property in Coventry, West Midlands.

But they caused anger when they decided they would rather live in London and were handed the keys to the huge house not far from the homes of popstar Boy George and movie director Ridley Scott.

Their case was one of a number which exposed just how much was being paid out for housing benefit and prompted the government to cap benefits at £500 a week for couples with children.

After the limit was imposed, Camden council moved the couple and their reported eight children into the new property in up-and-coming Cricklewood.

Neighbours say the house underwent significant renovation before the family were moved in.

Local resident Pedro Rodriguez told The Sun: 'The house is huge and it has been decorated to a very high standard with an open-plan layout, high spec kitchen and slate patio.'

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The couple were previously given this six-bed mansion, which in 2011 was one of the most expensive properties ever to be funded by housing benefit

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Pictured: Their previous property. Neighbours of their new home say it has also been expensively renovated

The council own the property and is said to keep rents within the benefit cap, while similar properties in nearby streets command amounts of up to £3,000-a-month.

Dia Chakravarty, Political Director at the TaxPayers' Alliance said: 'The welfare system is meant to be a safety net for those who are struggling, not a comfort blanket.

'Hard-pressed families struggling with their bills will be furious at such an extortionate amount being spent on housing a single family in one of the most expensive areas in London.' 

It is understood the couple are entitled to such a large property because two of their children have disabilities.

A council spokesman said: 'Our council homes are allocated on a needs basis in line with our policy and Government legislation.'

 

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Good for them

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Pmsl

I love the way DM write these articles.

Same format different story.

Key objective to provoke.

I don't know what's more worrying though the story it's self or the fact that those properties cost thst amount.

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Why they always call these houses mansions?

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Why they always call these houses mansions?

Trust

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Do they really need such yards though...

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Good for them

Why's that?

We are promoting bummyness

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Good for them

Why's that?

We are promoting bummyness

Dont see the difference between this and the shit politicians been pulling for years

Might not be ethical but its legal

If the higher ups been milking the public purse, I aint gonna get mad at some refugees with disabled kids doing the same

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Good for them

Why's that?

We are promoting bummyness

Dont see the difference between this and the shit politicians been pulling for years

Might not be ethical but its legal

If the higher ups been milking the public purse, I aint gonna get mad at some refugees with disabled kids doing the same

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Good for them

Why's that?

We are promoting bummyness

Dont see the difference between this and the sh*t politicians been pulling for years

Might not be ethical but its legal

If the higher ups been milking the public purse, I aint gonna get mad at some refugees with disabled kids doing the same

/facts

Agree that the ones at the top should be sought after.

But the money used to house this family could house three in living conditions, who's the real winner..

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Disgusting to be honest.

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Good for them

Why's that?

We are promoting bummyness

Dont see the difference between this and the sh*t politicians been pulling for years

Might not be ethical but its legal

If the higher ups been milking the public purse, I aint gonna get mad at some refugees with disabled kids doing the same

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Agree that the ones at the top should be sought after.

But the money used to house this family could house three in living conditions, who's the real winner..

Isnt this an extreme case, though?

Swear there've been a lot of poorer londoners without disabled kids that got relocated to areas like Stoke and that. London's social cleanse is well underway.

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Disgusting to be honest.

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Good for them

Why's that?

We are promoting bummyness

Dont see the difference between this and the sh*t politicians been pulling for years

Might not be ethical but its legal

If the higher ups been milking the public purse, I aint gonna get mad at some refugees with disabled kids doing the same

/facts

 

 

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Good for them

Why's that?

We are promoting bummyness

Dont see the difference between this and the sh*t politicians been pulling for years

Might not be ethical but its legal

If the higher ups been milking the public purse, I aint gonna get mad at some refugees with disabled kids doing the same

 

 

Can you explain?

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From when my workers union that I pay 15 quid to every month. Spent 15 bags on a 20 people xmas party and been booking porn stars like puma swede :lol: for weekends on end and all inclusive trips abroad/rent/mortgage etc with workers money

I can't be mad at people that try milk the system. From when the higher ups are living a movie let these people live theirs

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Im sure you remember the expenses scandal

Same guys gave themselves a raise last year and now theyre fucking over our doctors

This http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/george-osborne-receives-dividend-payment-from-family-business-that-pays-no-corporation-tax-a6873151.htmlcomes to mind as well

Its all a joke

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I'd be interested to know how old the kids are and why they can't work

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Good for them

Why's that?

We are promoting bummyness

Dont see the difference between this and the sh*t politicians been pulling for years

Might not be ethical but its legal

If the higher ups been milking the public purse, I aint gonna get mad at some refugees with disabled kids doing the same

/facts
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Mansion - £1.3million because london property prices are inflated beyond belief.

 

Shit aint even detached they're calling it a mansion. Fuck them man there let them mali's eat. 

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Regardless whether it's a mansion it's value is 1.3M. Why should they live in London? Send them upsuh FFS

 

From time British single mums/families are being forced out London why they should give these refugees special treatment

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800K is half of 1.3M?

 

They intitially lived in Coventry but chose London. They should not be afforded the choice.

 

Why do they need 6 bedrooms? They have 8 children? Can they not share?

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