From energy bills to food prices, low-paid workers are being hit the hardest by soaring costs.
The problems are particularly acute for those in poor social housing in London, where the cost of pretty-much everything is higher.
We’ve been to an estate made up of the working poor, where child poverty in the borough is twice the national average and with the help of the London Renters Union tenants are taking action.
Producer: Hila May
Camera: Jason Farrington.