1 in 5 renters say their home harms their health - it's time to Fight for Home

By: Fight for Home Campaign
Published: 13/10/2021

Fight for Home Factsheet - 1 in 5 renters say their home harms their health

1 in 5 renters say their home is harming their health.

The cost of poor housing is spilling out into overwhelmed GP surgeries, mental health services, and hours lost from work. 

Millions of renters are getting sick because they have to live in homes that are mouldy, cold, unaffordable and grossly insecure. The stress and suffering that comes with battling to keep a decent, or any, roof over your head is huge.

It's time to Fight for Home to treat a major cause of ill health.