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Quick Takes

I’m streamlining my twitter feed a bit to cut down on noise and to make it easier to keep track of key information links to refer to later. 371 more words

Above inflation increases for council tenants should be opposed

The government has announced that from 2020 they will introduce a rent increase of CPI + 1% for council and housing association homes. This formula will last for five years. 704 more words

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More confusion in housing policy at the heart of government

There is a complete contradiction in the government rent policy for housing associations.

The background is that George Osborne, when Chancellor, tore up a previous agreement that allowed rent increases bed on the retail price index +0.5%, replacing it with a 1% year on year reduction until 2020. 210 more words

BHT

Housing Vouchers Don’t Keep Up With Rising Rents


SEATTLE/ Oct. 13, 2017 (StlRealEstate.News)  Federal housing vouchers for low-income renters are too low to cover the market rent in many of the nation s job centers – making them unusable for millions of renters seeking assistance to cover housing costs. 38 more words

Housing Vouchers Don't Keep Up With Rising Rents


SEATTLE/ Oct. 13, 2017 (StlRealEstate.News) — Federal housing vouchers for low-income renters are too low to cover the market rent in many of the nation’s job centers – making them unusable for millions of renters seeking assistance to cover hous…
http://www.stlrealestate.news/housing-vouchers-dont-keep-rising-rents/6554/

What the Tories need to see in Manchester

Today the British Conservative Party begins its annual conference in Manchester. At first sight things have been going well for Manchester recently. But one result of improvements to the city’s image as a place to do business, study at university, live, and have fun, in a metropolis that doesn’t sleep very much, is that property values are still booming and rents far higher than when I came from London to live here in 1996. 810 more words

Research

London Housing Campaign welcomes Corbyn call for rent controls

The London Housing Campaign has welcomed Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s call for rent controls to help solve the housing crisis.

London’s more-than two million private renters… 131 more words

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