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Tory Voters Back Rent Control - Proof the Housing Market is Bust

House builders have reignited the housing debate with two new reports. First Berkeley Homes’ boss Rob Perrins garnered publicity for calling out the PM on the anticipated failure of government to miss a target of 1m new homes by 2020. 613 more words

Toxic Agenda (Some verses on modern Britain)

Having just seen Ken Loch’s new film, I, Daniel Blake, I decided to write some verses about my own frustration with modern Britain.

The press decide to call us generation rent… 161 more words


Getting "generation rent" to save for later.

Matthew Vincent has some fun in the FT at the expense of the chin hairs, the Digital Garages and the “app’ll fix it” culture among pension strategists. 756 more words


Spot Generation Rent in New Zealand

Source: Housing affordability: The Social Report 2016 – Te pūrongo oranga tangata from Perry (2015), Ministry of Social Development, using data from Statistics New Zealand’s Household Economic Survey.

Economic History

Generation Rent (Poem)

Some people can afford a mortgage,

But we’re not that lucky.

We’re living in flat shares we can’t afford,

Paying debts older generations

Didn’t have. 140 more words


Why I Love Being Part Of Generation Rent: Part Two

The 78 bus drives between Peckham and Shoreditch every 8 – 12 minutes 24/7, via my sanity, patience and right to a good night’s sleep. The bus stop was so close to my bedroom window, I’d wake up thinking that I was about to starfish the top deck window – nobody deserves to be the poor sod sat in the front seat in that scenario. 620 more words