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Kettering’s Martyn Lund helps produce a National Journalists’ guide to Fair Reporting of Social Housing

Posted: 11/10/17 by Kettering Borough Council

Kettering Borough Council’s dedicated tenant committee member of the Association of Retained Council Housing (ARCH), Martyn Lund (pictured), has helped produce the Fair Press for Tenants guide that helps journalists report social housing fairly.

Martyn formed part of the editorial team and over 400 social housing tenants took the time to contribute to this guide.

It reveals a series of facts and explores the history of social housing, with real life stories from tenants, who explain how they feel they are currently represented in the media.

Martyn Lund, representative of the ARCH Tenants Group and Producer of the Fair Press for Tenants Guide, said: “Tenants often get a bad name, and slowly it’s getting worse.

“It is important to talk to tenants to reduce the negative stereotypes that surround social housing. This guide helps to make people understand the real statistics.”

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