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But the truth about housing benefit is that it is really landlord benefit'. The cost of landlords providing accommodation generally increases very little each year...Landlords then charge whatever they think they can get away with. The extra money
21 March 2013 An ex-soldier who risked her life detecting explosives in Afghanistan has been left homeless. Private Lauren Dobbs, 23, who was a military dog handler, has been denied council housing, despite David Cameron's pledge to give higher
Martin Wicks, Secretary of Swindon Tenants Campaign Group, tells us why we must defend 'secure tenancies' for council tenants and resist means-tested council housing Ever since 1980 council tenants have been 'secure tenants' under law, which gives us
A lottery winner has sparked outrage by refusing to leave his council house despite a long waiting list. The unnamed tenant reportedly won a 'significant' lottery prize, but has refused to leave the house he is legally entitled to remain in for life.
You aren't going to find 3000 people homes by just booting out the millionaires. If they have lived there for decades, have made multiiple improvements themselves and have roots in the area, why not stay there...The jealousy and mean spirits posting
Linda Kozlovska, 31, pays a reported 100 a week rent to a private landlord for her three-bedroom terraced home in Boston, Lincolnshire A mother-of-ten is demanding a bigger council house despite earning 34,000 a year in benefits as she claims her
Letters We need radical action to build more affordable housing As the local councillor for Newington, part of Giles Fraser's parish, I found his analysis of the breakdown in the relationship between housing and employment thoroughly persuasive (
Brian Precious talks to Councillor George Barratt about his fight against the cuts in Barking and Dagenham Brian: Could you give a brief biographical introduction? George: I am a working class London bloke who dropped out of school at 15 and got a
I already knew that Britain was in the throes of an escalating housing crisis, but, on the move for the first time in two-and-a-half years, and protected from soaring rents by a benevolent landlord, I was in for an unwelcome meeting with reality.
A bricklayer works on the site of a new housing estate built as part of the post-war programme in the 1950s. Photograph: Bert Hardy/Hulton-Deutsch collection/Corbis The setting for such dramas is "the projects", the nearest US has to our council