Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Time to Prosecute the Landlords

Ousing benefit going to bad landlords

"Reporter John Sweeney discovers that by one estimate housing benefit money totalling as much as £3.5bn a year is going to private landlords deemed bad or neglectful. In his analysis, Sweeney says the result is that some of Britain's poor are now living in 21st century slums." So what is the present group of governing self-serving kn obs doing; cutting funding to Environmental Health Teams; the ones with the only powers to prosecute the landlord sc um

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  • Trading standards can prosecute dodgy landlords too under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008, but the complaints all go to housing/EH so they never do.

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