Private rented sector
Campaigners say more must be done to prevent the "cliff edge" of homelessness as the number of people in arrears continues to increase.
Zero hour contracts, low-paid work and anti-trade union laws mean that it's hard for renters to get by at the best of times, writes Beth Redmond.
Avid readers of the property pages will be aware that letting agents' fees are once again in the press - for all the wrong reasons - following the decision by a landlord to take a certain London based agency to court over their propensity to levy charges.
We're not doing enough to secure the availability of decent, affordable homes in the UK. Ownership is drifting beyond the reach of a whole generation, rents are rising to unprecedented levels and business - and therefore economic recovery - is suffering as a result.