04 November 2019
A collective of activist renter groups has set out a manifesto of what it wants from the winner of next month’s General Election.
18 July 2018
The pressure group Generation Rent has joined forces with other critics of the private rental sector to demand an end to Section 21 evictions and further limitations on the new three year tenancies favoured by the government.
18 June 2018
Pro-Corbyn activists to campaign against S21 eviction powers
01 November 2016
The 3% Stamp Duty surcharge on the purchase of buy-to-let properties, holiday homes and other additional properties has boosted Treasury coffers by nearly £700m in the first six months.
09 June 2016
The Stamp Duty surcharge on buy-to-let properties may be starting to bite, it has been claimed.
03 February 2016
Demand for rented homes will rise by more than 1m households over the next five years, Savills has claimed.
24 November 2015
Only 26 per cent of people currently aged 20 to 39 in England will live in a home they own by 2025 while 59 per cent of them will be privately renting.
11 August 2015
Generation Rent – the campaign group that needs £60,000 to continue operating beyond the end of August – has renewed its call for controls over private sector rents.
31 July 2015
Pressure group Generation Rent – a thorn in the side of many property professionals in recent years – has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £60,000 to keep the organisation going.
23 July 2015
One in four households in the UK will be privately renting by 2025 – that’s the conclusion of research by respected business consultancy PwC.