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Politicians should invest in housing even if it is merely to save themselves

In January, the National Housing Federation published its annual review, Home Truths, which said that 240,000 homes are needed each year to meet demand. In 2012/13 just 107,000 new homes were built, down 10% on 2009. 339 more words

Housing

Will Generation Rent swing the 2015 General Election?

In America they had Soccer Moms, and in the UK we have had, amongst others, Worcester Woman, Mondeo Man and White Van Man. Now there is a new group that might sway the 2015 election, Generation Rent. 166 more words

Brighton

HELP TO BUY WON’T HELP THE AVERAGE FIRST-TIME BUYER (November 2013)

I’ve been keeping a keen eye on the news and reaction surrounding the second stage of the Governments Help to Buy scheme. I’m interested on both a professional and a personal level; personally I hoped it would offer an affordable route into home ownership with a small deposit. 618 more words

Why registration is the key for private renters

Can the votes of private renters swing the next election and move their concerns up the political agenda in the process?

The huge shift in housing tenure… 926 more words

Private Renting

Three's company

Like many other members of Generation Rent, I, along with my husband and son, have moved in with my dad to save for our own place. 289 more words

Family Cooking