A mum-of-five says a frustrating 11-month wait for housing has "crippled" her physically and emotionally, leaving her unable to leave her sister's Swanley house.An 11 month wait? That's not a lot.
Romany gypsy Michelle Heffernan, 44...Ah. The penny drops!
...has rare skin disorder Pompholyx - a type of eczema which flares up when she is stressed.*bites tongue*
Since November, Miss Heffernan has been sharing her pregnant sister's two-bedroom West Kent Housing association property on Hart Dyke Road. She claims eight people, including five children, are living under one roof - and her sister is now considering moving to a privately rented house.Be afraid, Swanley landlords. Be very afraid!
Miss Heffernan currently splits her time between her sister's home and a friend's property on the same street.Wait, I thought she was unable to leave her sister's house?
Miss Heffernan added: "I think people should hear about what they have done to my health, because it's not fair to my kids.
"I have got a phobia about going out.Really? You seem to manage pretty well! In fact, you must be one of the most traveled 'travellers' the local area has seen!
"It's destroyed my whole f**king life really.
"I am now a cripple, because of it.
"I have got all drugged up just because they can't put a two-bedroomed roof over my head."Newsflash, love. It's not the council's responsibility to do that, it's yours.
H/T: Wiggia via email