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England: Residents wins 60% rent reduction after council ends 'difficult relationship' with Mears

Hundreds of families in temporary accommodation in east London have had their rent reduced by around 60% after a four-year campaign against their corporate social landlord Mears.

Published 17 August 2020

One in four families at risk of homelessness in England are employed

One in four households in England who are homeless or under the threat of homelessness in 2018 were in paid employment at the time, an Observer study of government figures has found.

Published 16 September 2019