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Council policing of unsafe rented properties slammed as ‘weak or non-existent’

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Councils fail to serve improvement notices in three-quarters of cases where they find a Category 1 hazard, finds new research from Generation...

98% of landlords who evict illegally are not being prosecuted, says...

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Generation Rent has urged police commissioner candidates to tackle illegal eviction after it found just 2% of cases resulted in prosecution.

Nice budget Rishi but shame about the lack of help for...

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Property experts have largely welcomed yesterday’s budget for not being the raid on the buy-to-let market that many had expected, however, Rishi...

Campaigners call for £288m Covid rent debt fund to help landlords...

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Generation Rent has called on the government to set up a Covid Rent Debt Fund to help landlords with struggling tenants claim...

Enough is enough: calls by rent activists for another evictions ban...

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Generation Rent director Alicia Kennedy (main pic) has been criticised after she called for a new ban on evictions for the duration...

OFFICIAL: 569,000 private tenants in rent arrears, most recent figures reveal

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At least 569,000 private renters in England were behind on rent or at risk of arrears during the key Covid-impacted summer months,...

BREAKING: Half of all families living within the PRS are in...

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Latest government figures show that half of all the families who live within the private rented sector now receive support from the...

Campaigners gather outside parliament to call for evictions extension

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Protesters have gathered outside Parliament in a last-ditch attempt to persuade the Government to protect renters after the eviction ban ends on...

Stop relying on landlords’ goodwill and protect tenants’ rights, leading campaigner...

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The pandemic has exposed an over-reliance on private landlords’ goodwill to meet the country’s housing needs, says Generation Rent’s new director Baroness...