Private landlords have received almost £10bn from the taxpayer in housing benefit
Taxpayer money paid to private landlords doubles over 10 years, reaching almost £10bn The National Housing Federation calculates that £9.3bn of the £24bn housing benefit last year went to landlords in the private rented sector, up from just £4.6bn in 2005/06
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It is impossible to calculate the number of lies, deceptions and actual frauds that took place over the years in order to facilitate this transfer of social housing to private hands, with the beneficiaries having contributed a small fraction of the value of the assets they acquired. You are unlikely to hear them described as “benefits cheats” – they are too well-spoken for that. They are the kind of people who can tell you where to source ethically produced bulgur wheat