Report Housing Benefits Across the EU in House prices and the economy Posted June 14, 2017 14 hours ago, fru-gal said: So why do so many EU migrants come to the crappy UK when they can get better quality of life and benefits more or less immediately in other parts of the EU? I would go to Germany myself. They speak English. If you're going to emigrate, it makes sense to go to one where you know the lingo even if poorly. And then vicious circle - they have mates here who know the system and how to fill out the forms.