Special series - Housing: A Capital Crisis

All this week, we're running a special series of reports on the Capital's booming housing market, and how Londoners are coping with it.

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Housing, a Capital Crisis: Your stories

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Kimberley Winter-Sullivan Nine years ago we agreed to give up our two bed adapted home for a one-bed wheelchair adapted property for my mum, and a one bed flat for myself, but we have waited 9 years.

I have been told that when they re-house me I could be re-housed up to 30 miles away from my mother, who needs full time care and support from me which will be really difficult if I end up miles and miles away from her.

Also been told if I am re-housed I will only have my tenancy for 5 years and then will be expected to move on to private rented accommodation, as a full time carer who provides a minimum of 35 hours care a week, I am not in a position to save up a deposit.

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