How Wandsworth sets the country’s highest rents – and makes working families pay extra

Guest post: As part of a series on Wandsworth’s housing crisis, my colleague Councillor Peter Carpenter explains how Wandsworth sets the country’s highest council housing rents – and does it in a way that penalises tenants who go out to work.

(Earlier posts in the series explain how Wandsworth is ignoring the chance to build 4,000 affordable homes for local people and how the housing crisis hurts residents whether they own a home, are in social housing or rent privately)

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