Austerity and Welfare Reform Hitting Social Tenants Hard

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Published by Dawn Prentice for Dawn Prentice Communications in Communities and also in Environment, Health, Housing

The combined effects of economic and housing policies, austerity and welfare reform are hitting social tenants hard says research by the Human City Institute thinktank. The research described in HCI’s ‘All in it Together?’ report, supported by social housing providers Aster Group, Trent & Dove and Trident, reveals growing pressures on tenants’ incomes and brings the long-term sustainability of many tenancies into question. The research tracks how tenants’ incomes, alre...

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