Living Off the Welfare State

A year ago I got told I’d have to cover £150 of my rent each month by using my benefits that I’m given to feed and cloth us with, to pay bills with, as housing benefit no longer covers the full amount. For a year every month I have scraped every last penny together in the final week of the month to make sure that £150 is there. A few times I’ve had to resort to asking parents for the money on long term loan, because the reality is I wont be able to afford to pay them back anytime soon. Read the rest of the post at it's original source by clicking here.

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