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Season 4 / Episode 1 and airs on 27 February 2017 09:15
The Housing Enforcers is a BBC One day-time television series that first aired on 1 September 2014.The series is hosted by presenter Matt Allwright and looks at the work of Local Authority Housing Officers who deal with disrepair and other Environmental Health related matters in the private rented housing sector in the UK.
Two property tycoons have fallen out with one another over their guest house.
Matt turns detective to try and work out how many people are living in a crowded home in Oxford.
Matt meets a mum who is struggling with her situation after a falling out with the landlord.
A house is raided by the police.
Matt joins housing officer Andrew Weavers in Suffolk and discovers a tenant who, for the past five years, has become a prisoner in his own bedroom. In Havering, John and Shane are on the hunt for council tax evaders, while in Jaywick, Matt and housing officer Rob meet an unfortunate tenant forced to share her property with rats. Plus an oversized garden fish tank presents a potential headache for housing officers in Newcastle.
Matt helps a housing officer assist a tenant whose hoarding habit is threatening to spiral out of control, causing problems for both himself and his neighbours. An escalating neighbour dispute in Suffolk drags housing officer Andrew Weavers to an estate in Stowmarket. In Stroud, the council discover that mould is threatening to take over one of their properties, leaving housing officers facing one of their biggest ever challenges.
Matt catches up with an old friend but discovers that although the state of his property has improved, his behaviour might inadvertently be putting his neighbours in danger. In Romford, housing officers, a tenant and his unfortunate neighbours discover what happens when a garden fire gets out of control. In Stroud, Matt gets suited and booted to investigate a flea-infested property. While in Suffolk, one tenant takes the law into his own hands when parking.
Matt gets a surprise in Stroud when an eviction takes a shocking turn. In Jaywick, things turn violent for housing officers Ian and Rob as they investigate a fly-tipping incident. While in Lewisham, a visit to a supposedly empty property by housing officer Grace reveals an extraordinary discovery. Plus Matt gets a taste of life in sheltered accommodation, where a keep-fit class leaves him breathless.
Matt takes a break from his usual trek through problem properties to explore the world of social housing on the Isles of Scilly. Despite the picturesque surroundings, he finds the task for tenants of finding a suitable and affordable home brings its own unique set of challenges.
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