More than 2 million people in the UK find rent or mortgage payments a constant problem, and evictions have risen dramatically in the recession. If you find yourself in a difficult situation, remember that squatting is legal in England. There are estimated to be more empty houses than there are homeless people, and it is legal to just take direct action and move in. The Advisory Service for Squatters has good information if you’re considering (or already) squatting.
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