Private tenants' health threatened by welfare reforms, says report

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Communities, Health

A new report has claimed that the Government's welfare reforms are threatening the health of private tenants and those on housing benefit. The Pro-Housing Alliance's (PHA) report - 'Poor homes, poor health- to heat or to eat? Private sector tenant choices in 2012' - is based on interviews with private tenants across the country, and housing advisers such as Citizens Advice. The PHA points to the Government's own data that shows nearly 900,000 homes in the private rented sector (PRS) have a Cat...

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