Welcome to the April edition of our FACLT newsletter. As the lockdown eases, our social lives are slowly opening up once more. Whilst this and the sunny weather feels good, and we look forward to further relaxation of restrictions in May, all is not so well for some in our town. Covid and the associated lockdowns have pushed more people into financial difficulties. Many are struggling with rental and mortgage payments and the temporary ban on evictions ceases at the end of May. We are almost certainly facing an increase in the numbers of local people looking for somewhere genuinely affordable to live in a town which already has around 500 applicants on the social housing waiting list…. read more about this, the planned Housing Needs survey and the need for more social housing in Frome with this link https://mailchi.mp/f9cc16befc5d/faclt-april-2021-newsletter-10128500