We are all entitled to decent housing. It’s supposedly one of the reasons we fight wars - homes fit for heroes and all that stuff.
Yet here in Jersey, amidst all the wealth, there are thousands of people who have to tolerate sub-standard housing conditions. They are not all temporary farm workers nor the ten thousand adults without housing “quals”
The interview below is with a Jersey born young woman who describes the conditions that have to be endured on one States housing estate by her and her family.
Why in 2010 does anybody have to put up with such treatment?
How many other States tenants are in similar circumstances?
With the appointment of Deputy Sean Power as the new Housing Minister can we expect a positive plan to end such conditions for all tenants?
Submitted by Thomas Wellard.
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