This is the worst outcome for renters – does the London Mayoral election offer a glimmer of hope?
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This is the worst outcome for renters – does the London Mayoral election offer a glimmer of hope?

By Kieran Aldred This General Election result is devastating. A Conservative majority for five years – none of us expected it. No Labour/ SNP led Tory opposition. No Liberal Democrat break on austerity. Just pure unadulterated revved up Thatcherite neoliberalism. For private renters in England and Wales, and everyone caught up in the gnashing teeth … Continue reading

Aren’t I ‘British’ because I rent? No solutions for renters from Ed Milliband.
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Aren’t I ‘British’ because I rent? No solutions for renters from Ed Milliband.

Ed Milliband’s speech at the Labour Party Conference made great claims of letting no stone be left untouched in addressing the “cost of living crisis”. Yet when it came to housing, the renters who may hold the balance in many swing seats at the next election were left feeling a little “un-British”. Instead, he talked … Continue reading