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The tenure trap

New official figures show stunning changes in housing in England. Here are a dozen examples of what’s happening.

We already knew that the number of people who own their own home has shrunk rapidly, that the number of private renters has soared and created Generation Rent and that private renting has overtaken social renting. 108 more words

Social Housing

Generation Rent: a rant. For all of you in the same situation.

First of all, I’d like to make it clear that I’m exceptionally appreciative to be writing this from my warm bed. It’s chucking it down outside and there are many… 552 more words

Action

One in five Boltonians 'will rent by 2020'

Published by The Bolton News (print/online)

ONE in five people in Bolton will live in rented accommodation by the early 2020s, according to new figures. 406 more words

Journalism

Entrepreneurs offer solution to West London’s off-campus housing problems

By Kat Clementine

An Uxbridge landlord and two West London MBA students have teamed up to create a ‘Trip Advisor for student accommodation’.

The website ‘Stars Key and Hutch’, is a free social network to help British and international students find the best rental accommodation. 1,409 more words

Lifestyle

Chart of the Day, 20 Jan 2014: Generation Rent and the New Rentiers

I’ve been looking for an excuse to link to a delightful commentary by the British novelist Will Self, carried by the Financial Times. But before I do, below is my chart appetiser, courtesy of the… 499 more words

Post Growth

The return of rent control?

An idea that was supposedly buried a generation ago is rising rapidly up the housing policy agenda.

Last year saw modest proposals by Labour for rent regulation within three-year tenancies in the private rented sector. 128 more words

Private Renting