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Britain's Benefit Tenants

All Episodes 2014

  • 2019-01-21T21:00:00+00:00s at 2019-01-21T21:00:00+00:00 on Channel 4
  • 2014-06-11T17:00:00-07:00
  • 45 mins
  • 1 hour, 30 mins
  • Documentary
As council housing numbers shrink, more people are renting privately. Britain's Benefit Tenants meets the specialist letting agents trying to keep private landlords and tenants happy.

5 episodes

Special 1 Britain's Benefit Tenants

  • 2014-06-12T18:00:00-07:00 — 45 mins

The original one-off film about agencies on the front line of the social housing crisis.

1x01 Episode 1

  • Series Premiere

    2015-03-16T18:00:00-07:00 — 45 mins

Andrew Dyke manages around one thousand tenants in Goldthorpe, Yorkshire and he likes to deal with problems in person. One tenant is suffering with a rat infestation while another texts to say sorry for leaving in a hurry and Andrew finds an abandoned cannabis factory. In Leeds, lettings agent Katie Wiggins attempts to get rid of a troublesome pensioner and her boyfriend.

1x02 Episode 2

  • 2015-03-23T18:00:00-07:00 — 45 mins

In the North East of the country, former pub landlord Rob McKenzie works to track down tenants who disappear owing thousands of pounds. David Brown goes by the book as he deals with problem portfolios and after a year of warnings, he evicts two brothers from a Gateshead flat.

2x01 Episode 1

  • Season Premiere

    no air date — 45 mins

2x02 Episode 2

  • no air date — 45 mins