Publication in pdf format - Threshold

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Publication in pdf format - Threshold

t h r e s h o l d a n n u a l r e p o r t 2006poor standard of some accommodation in the private rented sector, particularlyat the lower end of the market, is a major problem which Threshold highlighted in itsmedia and policy statements in 2006. The number of tenants living in substandardaccommodation seeking Threshold’s help fell slightly on 2005 but remained high, from785 in 2005 to 732 in 2006.Problems with rent arrears is a concern that places a considerable number of privaterented tenants at risk of homelessness. The number of clients with this problem wasworryingly high at 816 in 2006.Illegal evictions literally deprive families of their homes, for example, where locksare changed to exclude them. These households face a high risk of homelessness. Thenumber of illegal evictions remained high at 239 in 2006.following sections of the report describe in more detail the work of Threshold’s fouradvice centres.rstThe12

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