Stay the decision to increase social housing rents by more than inflation
Publish a full impact assessment including homeless impact and cost to taxpayer
Why is this important?
Policy will directly lead to hundreds of thousands of existing and prospective social tenant households made homeless
It means the poorest cannot afford the lowest rents even those in work and creates poverty
It means hundreds of thousands of children will be housed in temporary homeless accommodation which damages their life chances
It will increase the Housing Benefit bill by £10 billion over the 5 year period- and will require further cuts elsewhere to pay for it