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Investigation into an apparent increase in evictions from private rental housing


In early 2009 the Social Housing Foundation and Urban Landmark noted anecdotal evidence suggesting that in the second half of 2008 eviction, and attempted eviction, of tenants from private rental housing on the basis of non-payment/under-payment of rent, increased significantly. The two organisations subsequently commissioned a consortium of researchers and legal experts under the auspices of Lawyers for Human Rights to carry out an investigation into this phenomenon.

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