In September the Radical Housing Network revealed that government money originally earmarked for protecting vulnerable tenants from unscrupulous landlords is being used to fund deportation raids.
The following pieces appeared in RT and VICE.
Millions of pounds’ worth of government funds earmarked to combat rogue landlords is being used to arrest tenants instead, a series of Freedom of Information (FoI) requests have revealed.
In trying to clamp down on "beds in sheds", the UK government just made things harder for the people living in them.
This is how the Daily Mail spin it:
A Romanian family including a girl of just two years old were discovered living in a three-bed property in London's East End. SUE REID investigates the squalid conditions of migrants.
Below is how Capita are profiting — by selling councils the Rogue Landlord Database for them to populate: