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Thousands afraid to ask landlords for repairs

New research claims thousands of renters in the South West don't ask their landlords to fix problems in their home for fear of being evicted.

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Thousands afraid to ask landlords for repairs

1 in 12 people keep quiet about problems. Credit: ITV News West Country

Thousands of people in the South West are scared to ask private landlords for repairs, in case they get evicted.

The housing charity Shelter says 1 in 12 people keep quiet about problems. Three per cent of tenants in the South West also said they had been evicted for complaining to landlords.

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