Sunday, Jan 01, 2017

All of the mainstream political parties are complicit

Independent: Number of private renters made homeless has trebled since 2010, figures reveal

Thousands of renters each month are being deemed officially homeless by local councils after being evicted by private landlords and struggling to pay rents that have risen across the country by more 20 per cent since 2010. The figures show a huge rise in people becoming homeless at the end of assured short hold tenancies (ASTs) 'the most common agreement used by private landlords' since 2010

Posted by quiet guy @ 01:27 AM (9222 views) Add Comment

3 Comments

1. libertas said...

Principally due to uncontrolled immigration!!

Way more people coming in than buildings are being constructed. More to the point, at least if visas were required and the same number came in, at least local Council's could plan for the construction!!

Sunday, January 1, 2017 08:36PM Report Comment
 

2. icarus said...

@1 - But now there's talk of up to 20,000 jobs in finance moving from the City to Paris as May goes for a red-white-and-blue Brexit. How many immigrants does it take to negate the effect on London property prices of such a migration?

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 01:04PM Report Comment
 

3. mombers said...

Granting planning permission has no marginal cost so how about those made homeless are allowed to help themselves and build a home? Preferably right new door to their former landlord.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:52PM Report Comment
 

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