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Shouldn’t Landlords shoulder the burden that’s resulted from the Government’s failure to provide?

23 August, 20180 Comments
Shouldn’t  Landlords shoulder the burden that’s resulted from the Government’s failure to provide? An undercover investigation undertaken by the charity Shelter has revealed that one in ten regional letting agent branches they reached out to had a policy not to let to anyone on housing benefit. As a result of their findings, Shelter is planning to
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Crisis’ undercover investigation finds homeless turned away by local councils

21 October, 20140 Comments
Homeless charity crisis has carried out an undercover investigation revealing that homeless people seeking help from their councils are being turned away and given no choice but to sleep on the street. Crisis engaged actors, all of which had personal experiences with homelessness, to test the services of 16 local councils across England. The findings
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ICO say Social Landlords need to do more to protect tenants’ sensitive data

24 February, 20140 Comments
A recent report by the Information Commissioners Office has found that social landlords need to do more to protect their tenants’ data. Based on the findings from 9 visits and 4 audits of Housing Associations and “Arm’s-length management organisations”, the ICO found that social landlords need to improve their policies and procedures regarding data sharing,
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Homeless charity to trade tenants personal data [UPDATE]

13 November, 20130 Comments
By year end Experian plan to include 600,000 rental records, via social housing providers who’s tenants have paid late, that lenders will have access to from next year. Landlord Referencing Services has been including late rent payments, as well as any property damages incurred throughout each tenancy, via our unique Lifestyle Referencing Reports for nearly
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Homeless charity to trade tenants personal data?

10 May, 20130 Comments
Today it has been revealed that social landlords are planning to hand over rental payment data to a credit ratings giant, in an attempt to help social tenants build their credit histories and access more affordable housing. Later this month Experian and the social investment arm of The Big Issue “Big Issue Invest” will be
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