Cuts prompt landlords to shun benefit claimants

Private landlords are becoming less willing to let properties to people on benefits as a result of welfare reforms, England’s first Green Party council leader has said.

Bill Randall, leader of Brighton Council, today said: ‘The housing situation in the city is getting worse, because of changes, not least to benefit.

‘We are concerned about the fact that the private rented sector is increasingly becoming less willing to take people on housing benefit.’

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