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Originally posted on August 17 on Inside Edge 2, my blog for Inside Housing

Can the government afford to be complacent about the rate at which right to buy homes are falling into the hands of private landlords? 748 more words

Social Housing

The changing private rented sector (PRS) and the need for a new lettings agency model

Over 12 million people now rent a home privately, which is about 20% of all households nationally; up from 10% in 2005[1]. This makes private renting the second biggest tenure in the UK housing market; as social rent and home ownership both continue to decline. 480 more words

Housing

Land Lord Have Mercy - Part 1 'The Intro'

Only 8 months into what was meant to be a long-term tenancy, I was served a ‘Section 21 Notice’ . I didn’t know what it was or what it meant until it came through the post. 291 more words

Affordable Housing

Cuts, caps and goalposts

Originally posted on July 22 on Inside Edge 2, my blog for Inside Housing 

Looking to gauge the effects of the latest benefit cuts on housing? 1,369 more words

Housing Benefit

State of the nation

Originally published on July 16 on Inside Edge 2, my blog for Inside Housing

Results from the latest English Housing Survey reveal some fascinating details about where and how we live and how much we pay for it. 702 more words

Social Housing

Success! Walthamstow eviction stopped

Waltham Forest TUSC supporters joined others to stop an eviction of a single mother and her two children in Walthamstow this morning. Local TUSC coordinator Nancy Taaffe reported: 169 more words