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9:46 AM, 24th June 2021, About 3 months ago

No landlord should discriminate against tenants because they are in receipt of benefits

Long term dss tenants and on benefits become unable to manage their finances and often get into the cycle of arrears by not passing on the rent to the landlord and are eventually evicted. This starts a bad chain of poor reference for the tenants, lack of faith in Landlords to take on DSS tenants and so on. There is a strong case for rents to be paid direct to the Landlords from the begining as a rule. The tenants on benefits can not last long if they have to cover the rent gap between the market rent and government capped rebnt benefit. This has the same effect as above, Both these problems are created by Government policy and the Policies need to change.... Read More