Home evictions rising in Covid-19 crisis, warns Labour

Shadow minister calls for extra ‘housing safety net’ and tenancy guarantees for renters

Landlords appear to be evicting tenants at record rates despite the government’s promise that no one will lose their home because of coronavirus, Labour has said, as it called for an urgent package of housing benefit support.

John Healey, the shadow housing secretary, said he had received a whistleblowing email from a property management company saying that evictions were at a record high in their region.

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Source: the guardian – property
Home evictions rising in Covid-19 crisis, warns Labour