PART FOUR: The urgent need for more social housing in the North West

THE SEARCH: The next part of our special investigation into housing in the North West. Credit: ITV Granada Reports

There are 180,780 people on the housing waiting list in the North West.

Salma is one of them.

When her husband suddenly died she was unable to afford the rent.

Salma and her children now face eviction.

Bolton Council released a statement:

  • UPDATE: Salma has been given priority status on the register.