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Council tenants to face reassessment

Social housing landlords will be able to check their tenants' finances after two years in the property, under planned reforms.

Following the review, tenants could be evicted if their financial situation is deemed to have improved enough.

The reforms, for new tenants in England, will be unveiled next week as part of a wide-ranging Localism Bill.

The BBC's Adam Fleming reports.

  • 20 Nov 2010
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