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Should people have to 'pay to stay' in social housing?

August 29th, 2016

Episode 1167 of 1744 episodes

More than 70,000 social housing tenants in England would face average rent rises of 1,000 a year unless the government backs down on new "pay to stay" rules due to come into force next April, the Local Government Association has warned. Gerald Vernon-Jackson, vice-chairman of the Local Government Association, discusses the issue with John Humphrys. (Image: Houses. Credit: PA.)

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