When some people are struggling, it has an impact on our whole society. And right now, as housing benefit falls short of covering the cost of rent, thousands of people are locked in a struggle to keep a roof over their head and pay for the basics like food and bills. When the pressure gets too much, people lose their home.

Until there are enough truly affordable homes built, housing benefit must cover the cost of rent.

The UK Government is currently preparing for the Budget, which decides spending priorities for the year ahead. You can help by asking your MP now to urgently call for housing benefit to cover the cost of rent, to prevent thousands of people from becoming homeless.

Get started by filling in your details on the right. On the next page, you’ll find a template letter which you can personalise and send to your MP.

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