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The Great Housing Benefit Scandal

Alys Harte investigates the unscrupulous landlords getting millions of pounds from the taxpayer for housing people in cramped and poor quality accommodation.

Unscrupulous landlords are getting millions of pounds from the taxpayer for housing people in cramped and poor quality accommodation. These housing benefit kings make big profits from the system, while their tenants live very different lives. Reporter Alys Harte investigates some of the offenders - including the slum landlord who had 40 people living in one house and the businessman who hides his properties behind front companies and false names.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 24 Apr 2015 02:10

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Role Contributor
Reporter Alys Harte
Producer Jonathan Coffey
Executive Producer Andrew Head
Editor Ceri Thomas

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