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Housing watchdog branded “indolent Chihuahua” after helping just 0.001% of renters

10th July, 2021

A leading housing campaigner has branded a renting watchdog "an indolent Chihuahua" after figures emerged showing that the Housing Ombudsman Service has helped tenants in just 0.001% of the U.K's 10.5m rented homes.

460,000 renters “afraid to ask for repairs” as Eviction Ban ends

18th June, 2021

Almost half a million renters could be too frightened to ask their landlord to fix faulty electrics, mend mouldy bathrooms or even deal with rats as the Covid-19 eviction ban comes to an end.