02/11/2010

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"Kosovo-style social cleansing" is how the Mayor of London Boris Johnson described the possible effect of changes to housing benefits - families will be driven out of parts of the county as they'll no longer be able to afford rents.

Housing Minister Grant Shapps says such claims are "complete nonsense," and that "rents will almost certainly fall," as a result of the changes.

As debate around changes to housing benefit, and just what you can get for £400 a week, continues we want your experience of renting.

How easy is it to find somewhere to rent, somewhere affordable and the right size?

Are you a landlord, either reluctantly so, or a buy to let speculator?

Or do you think its time we revaluated our attitudes to renting?

Call You and Yours with Julian Worricker. An opportunity to contribute your views to the programme. Email youandyours@bbc.co.uk or call 03700 100 444 (lines open at 10am on Tuesday).

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