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Workers 'increasingly need benefits for rent'

Workers are increasingly depending on benefits to pay their rent, the National Housing Federation has said.

The average cost of renting a home in London is more than £1,300 a month, predicted to rise to more than £2,000 in 10 years' time.

Sonja Jessup speaks to renter Emma Mukerjee, Lizzie Clifford from the National Housing Federation and Housing Minister Mark Prisk.

  • 22 Oct 2012
  • From the section London