More than 16,000 homes were repossessed in the last three months of 2011—the highest for three years.
One in ten tenants renting privately is believed to be at least a month’s rent in arrears.
This will only increase as the Tories attack housing benefit.
Housing Emergency: Time for a housing alternative. Tuesday 21 February, 6:30pm, House of Commons Committee Room 14. Speakers include Owen Jones and Ken Loach. Organised by Defend Council Housing and others