How to Get a Council House
4 Series, 13 Episodes
With competition for social housing soaring, this documentary follows two specialist agencies on the front line of Britain's new social housing crisis
In Leeds, specialist lettings agent Katie Wiggins tries to evict a troublesome pensioner and her boyfriend. But can she find them somewhere else to live?
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In the North East, ex-pub landlord Rob is hell-bent on tracking down tenants who disappear owing thousands, while corporate agent David goes by the book as he tackles problem portfolios
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Anne-Marie has been evicted from her London council flat after falling into arrears while working on a zero-hours contract. She's been offered a new home... in Wolverhampton.
Rob McKenzie has found his own way of dealing with tenants who abandon properties, owing thousands in rent. And young lettings agent Caroline is drawn into tensions between neighbours.
In South Yorkshire, agents are shocked to discover that a tenant has turned their property into a large cannabis factory, and in Doncaster there's a mass eviction
In Manchester, letting agent Amin has a nasty surprise when he visits a woman who's fallen behind in her rent. And young agent Joe is caught up in a dispute between a landlord and a tenant.
In Leeds, letting agent Aimee gets a shock when she investigates reports of a bad smell and high volumes of bluebottles coming from one of her properties
In Manchester, young agent Joe is caught between a mum who's struggling to pay her rent and a landlord who's run out of patience. One of Tracy's tenants has filled a bedroom with tropical birds.
In Hull, a tenant has left his flat damaged and the landlord's curtains are missing. In Grimsby, letting agent Harp has his faith restored when a tenant cleans up the mess at his property as promised.