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‘Renting in London can leave you vulnerable’

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My name is Alfie. I’m an Advice, Support and Guidance worker at Shelter. I give people advice on housing issues as well as general advice on welfare benefits and debt issues. Sadly, I see a lot of people becoming homeless in London after having to leave a private rented home.

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‘Our landlord didn’t do repairs, assaulted me and then evicted us’

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Chris, 42,  lives in London. He is a sports development consultant. After getting married, he moved into a new flat. He encountered numerous problems and a surveyor assessed the building deeming it at risk of collapse. The landlord refused to take the issue seriously and made their lives a misery.

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