‘Unfit’ council home ‘made my children ill’
According to the BBC News – Nearly 11,000 tenants have claimed compensation for damp, leaks and damage in their council homes.
Local authorities in England have paid out more than £35m in compensation and legal fees in the past five years to people living in “unfit” homes.The number of “disrepair” claims has risen despite a two-thirds fall in the number of “unfit” homes since 2011.
One tenant described how her children developed breathing problems from damp conditions.
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