This London luxury council house (below) is worth £2.2million ($2,959,000) – but the Somali Muslim freeloaders who live there are paying just £90 ($121.00) a week…while many homelss British veterans sleep on the streets.
Daily Mail (h/t Marvin W) The four bedroom Georgian property (photo above) in London’s trendy Clerkenwell district could be rented out for £900 ($1,210.00) a week.
Speaking to The Sun, Ms Abati said: ‘We’re very lucky and grateful to have this house. It’s sad there are not enough houses for everyone.’ A house on the same street sold for £2.18million.
The London borough of Islington, to the north of the capital, is home to around 215,500 people. There are approximately 18,000 families on its social housing list, but last year it only managed to accomodate 1,250.
Within Islington sits the area of Clerkenwell, which boasts Michelin star restaurants, trendy cafes and is located around the corner from the exclusive City of London Barbican complex.
In 2013 two council Southwark Council-owned properties near Borough Market were sold to a private developer for a total of £2.96million. One was then put on the market for £3.5million.