Raising two young sons on her own, Venice Allan did not need extra worries about her housing situation.
"The flat we were in was in the basement and it was damp. After a few months black mould started to appear on the walls. That was bad enough for my sons' health but then we discovered a live wire that needed fixing.
"I asked the letting agent to make the repairs but they just kept ignoring me and dragging their feet.
"We were looking forward to Christmas after a tough 2013, when on Christmas Eve the letting agent hand delivered a section 21 repossession order giving us two months to move out.
"It's absurd and wrong that landlords can simply chuck a tenant out instead of making the property safe to live in."
Parliament could pass a Bill to ban landlords from evicting tenants who complain about unsafe conditions. Help us make that a reality and write to your MP today.