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Welsh offenders getting put behind bars to get a home

24 October 2013 Last updated at 20:17 BST

BBC Wales has been told how some people may be committing minor crimes in a bid to get "priority housing" when they are released from prison.

In Wales, all inmates are automatically put on a "priority housing" list if they are homeless when released - regardless of how long they spend behind bars.

Now the Welsh government's housing minister wants to change the law.

Jordan Davies reports.

'Crimes committed' for home priority