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The cost of evicting everyone who currently lives in a squat could reach £790m if they instead started claiming housing benefits, according to a report commissioned by Squatters Action for Secure Housing (Squash).
The prime minister has suggested that people under the age of 25 could lose the right to housing benefit, as part of moves to cut the welfare bill.
Originally posted by mr-lizard
So once again our near useless right-wing government have taken a step backwards and have decided to criminalise squatting (during a housing crisis may I add) and will make it easier for the police to enforce these rules on squatters.
Originally posted by discolo
TAKE IT BACK!.