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Vicky Spratt

Vicky Spratt is i's Housing Correspondent. She reports on the housing crisis, particularly renters' rights, the cost of living, the plight of mortgage prisoners and the mortgage crisis. Her book Tenants: the People on the Frontline of Britain's Housing Emergency, was published in 2022.

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Housing benefit could be boosted in Autumn Statement

Jeremy Hunt is weighing up whether to boost the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) to help low-income families with rising rents

Labour will consider changing Right to Buy council house policy to stop social homes being lost

I'll ban no fault evictions on Labour's first day in power, says Angela Rayner

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Angela Rayner: I understand concerns of Labour colleagues quitting over Gaza

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