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London Mayor predicts 20% rent hike unless he gets rent control...

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Sadiq Khan has warned that Londoners could see private rents rise by almost 20% over the next five years unless he gets...

PRS tenants should get same eviction protection as commercial ones, claims...

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The tenant’s action group wants a PRS evictions ban to keep pace with the recently announced extended ban for commercial landlords.

Suggesting landlords don’t give tenants safety docs is ‘disrespectful to the...

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Generation Rent figures suggesting that hordes of tenants could have protection from a no-fault eviction because they don’t remember getting key documents...

Campaigning group now working with councils to help tenants ‘get tough’...

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Generation Rent has joined forces with five local authorities to help private tenants stand up for their rental rights and get tough...

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,...