BBC NEWS: ‘Unfit’ council home ‘made my children ill’

BBC NEWS: ‘Unfit’ council home ‘made my children ill’

Nearly 11,000 tenants have claimed compensation for damp, leaks and damage in their council homes.

Local authorities in England have paid out more than £35m in compensation and legal fees in the past five years to people living in “unfit” homes.

The number of “disrepair” claims has risen despite a two-thirds fall in the number of “unfit” homes since 2011.

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February 14th, 2017|Categories: In The News|