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Anonymous housing worker writes in The Guardian


Each 'investment opportunity' means a life of insecurity for the tenants I help


An anonymous housing worker writes in Guardian Housing network that each 'investment opportunity' means a life of insecurity for the tenants I help.  “It used to be easier to help tenants find a permanent home or furniture for their family. Now, government is selling off social housing to the highest bidder.” Read the full article here


Read about workload issues and Unite LE1111 branch members also featured in the Guardian here


Housing issues have been getting attention in the mainsteam press, some examples below.


Today’s Observer also has a feature on housing which can be read here


Also in the Guardian online read: "Housing in crisis: council homes were the answer in 1950. They still are." here


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