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No DSS: Most flat shares refuse benefit claimants

vvvvLandlords are more likely to accept potential renters who own pets than people claiming benefits,  investigation has found.

Analysis of some 11,000 online listings for spare rooms found all but a few hundred stated benefit claimants were not welcome.

Campaign groups say it is “naked discrimination” and are calling for a change in the law.

Landlords say more social housing needs to be built.

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