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What's wrong with renting?

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 30 August 2011

The housing market is said to be in crisis. Home ownership is taking a tumble and house prices are soaring according to a study out today. JVS asks "What's wrong with renting?"

Between 10am and 11am, JVS is having a catch-up on some of the stories you've been asking us about. Crossing the Ts and dotting the Is, as we revisit Jason and his controversial views on disabled driving.

Finding out if Bill in Watford really does live in the noisiest place in Beds, Herts and Bucks.

JVS speaks to Howard Thomas who is facing eviction from his home. The property has been sold by the housing association he rents from and he has to go elsewhere.
But that's more difficult for Howard than it sounds, following a road accident in 2006.

  • Is it time to rethink housing?

    The housing market is in crisis as Home ownership tumbles and house prices soar according to a study.

    The National Housing federation says tight mortgage lending, and high house prices, mean an entire generation is being "locked out of the housing market". Helen Sears, who lives in Bedford, says she and her boyfriend - who've just starting out as teachers - want to buy, but it's difficult to get on the property ladder.

    JVS asks "What's wrong with renting?"

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  • Between Ten and Eleven it's time for a catch up.

    Between Ten and Eleven it's time for a catch up.

    JVS updates you on some of the stories that you've been asking about, crossing the T's and dotting the I's.

    He revisits Jason and his controversial views on disabled driving. He said people who have a disability shouldn't be allowed to drive. After meeting Helen Dolphin a quadruple amputee from Disability Motoring UK, has Jason changed his view?

    Find out if Bill in Watford really does live in the noisiest place in Beds, Herts and Bucks.

    Also a catch up with Howard Thomas who is facing eviction from his home. The property has been sold by the housing association he rents from and he has to go elsewhere.
    But that's more difficult for Howard that it sounds, following a road accident in 2006.

  • Need help with a consumer problem?

    If you're having a nightmare with a company, council or organisation then get in touch with the team.

    Email: jvsshow@bbc.co.uk with the details of the problem and your contact number. If the team can help, they'll be in touch.

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