Hundreds of thousands of council and housing association tenants in England could face rocketing rents or eviction unless they buy their homes. Though supposedly this will save £250 million a year, it may actually cost billions.
Generation Rent writes: "If you rent from a private landlord, you’re probably under pressure. You spend on average two days wages every week on rent, you have a one in three chance of living in squalor and you have very little protection if the landlord wants their property back.
Housing Justice is the national voice for Christian action on housing and homelessness. On Thursday evening (24 July 2014) they are holding a guided walk and social event in Bermondsey, to which all are invited.