Get stuffed! Why we’re fed up with high house prices

By Rachael Emmett

We made this film to highlight how out of control the UK housing market is. The dinner is so expensive because we applied the rate of inflation on house prices since 1971 to food. Yes, it’s unbelievable. But so is the fact that many families are finding themselves priced out of the housing market. And, as the impact of this trickles down to individual lives, some of these families end up homeless.

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Local Welfare Assistance: How much are people worth?

Imagine for a minute that you’re 74 years old, and you’ve fled your abusive partner after decades of cruelty. Now imagine, finding a flat but having no money for a mattress, a bed, and no cooker or pans.

Sadly, Shelter has helped someone who didn’t have to imagine. For her, starting again was so hard that at one point she nearly went back to her husband.

Through local welfare this woman was given £900 for basic items which helped her … Read more