Wolf in sheep’s clothing? How funding to tackle ‘rogue landlords’ has targeted tenants
Corporate author: Radical Housing Network
Publication date: September 2016
In 2015 an RHN researcher submitted a series of Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to councils to find out how councils were using government funds for tackling ‘rogue landlords’. The responses exposed how, in many cases tenants were left worse off than before, including being made homeless or subject to raids by the police and UK Border Agency, while many bad landlords apppeared to get away without punishment.