Observe to listeners: this episode was prerecorded in September 2022.
The price of residing scandal might power 1.7 million households into homelessness this winter, in response to the charity Disaster. Within the UK, we are able to not depend on social housing to guard folks from sleeping tough or sofa-surfing. When you had been alive in 1979, you had a 40% probability of residing in an inexpensive council dwelling. At this time, that determine is slightly below 8%.
What occurred to all our council homes? Did Thatcher’s proper to purchase coverage create the housing disaster we see right now? And the way would our lives be completely different if we might depend upon heat, comfy social properties?
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