Renters Reform Bill

TSB Bank forced to change buy-to-let mortgage policy after renters' furious sit-in protest
Renters from Acorn union occupied TSB branches to force a climbdown on buy-to-let mortgages
Renting

TSB Bank forced to change buy-to-let mortgage policy after renters' furious sit-in protest

Acorn activists held demonstrations at 30 TSB branches on 18 May, warning that the bank’s default 12-month contract left tenants facing insecurity. Now TSB has extended contracts to three years
Rents in UK are rising at highest rate in decades. Will they keep going up?
rents uk
Renting

Rents in UK are rising at highest rate in decades. Will they keep going up?

'More bad news for renters': Rental crisis continues with steep rent rises despite inflation falling
inflation is falling but rents are still rising at a faster rate than wages
RENTING

'More bad news for renters': Rental crisis continues with steep rent rises despite inflation falling

Over 90,000 households threatened with no-fault evictions since Tories promised to ban them
RENTING

Over 90,000 households threatened with no-fault evictions since Tories promised to ban them

The places in England and Wales hit hardest by soaring rent crisis, revealed
RENTING

The places in England and Wales hit hardest by soaring rent crisis, revealed

Number of homeless children in England at a record high: 'This needs to be a wake-up call'
homeless children protest at DLUHC
Homelessness

Number of homeless children in England at a record high: 'This needs to be a wake-up call'

Tory renting reforms pass Commons with no date for no-fault eviction ban: 'It needs major surgery'
Jacob Young on Renters Reform Bill
RENTING

Tory renting reforms pass Commons with no date for no-fault eviction ban: 'It needs major surgery'

Nearly 100 MPs earned more than £10,000 as landlords in the last 12 months
Protesters with coloured placards
Renting

Nearly 100 MPs earned more than £10,000 as landlords in the last 12 months

Michael Gove U-turns on promise to ban no-fault evictions before general election
Michael Gove on no-fault evictions and the Renters Reform Bill
RENTING

Michael Gove U-turns on promise to ban no-fault evictions before general election

Big Issue founder Lord John Bird joins in criticism of weakened Renters Reform Bill
Lord John Bird
Press Release

Big Issue founder Lord John Bird joins in criticism of weakened Renters Reform Bill

Responsible landlords need confidence in Tory renting reforms to prevent homelessness
Ben Beadle

Responsible landlords need confidence in Tory renting reforms to prevent homelessness

Tory renting reforms could be 'catastrophic' for victims of domestic abuse. Here's why
the Renters Reform Bill could have repercussions for women experiencing domestic abuse
Judith Vickress

Tory renting reforms could be 'catastrophic' for victims of domestic abuse. Here's why

No-fault evictions will be scrapped 'in name only' under Tory renting reforms, campaigners warn
London Renters Union activists protest against Michael Gove and Renters Reform Bill
RENTING

No-fault evictions will be scrapped 'in name only' under Tory renting reforms, campaigners warn

Renting reforms risk 'trapping' victims of domestic violence with abusers, government warned
Renters Reform Bill domestic abuse warning
RENTING

Renting reforms risk 'trapping' victims of domestic violence with abusers, government warned

Renters being forced to move house costs £550m per year: 'I'm always in fight or flight'
renters are paying half a billion pounds for unwanted house moves
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Renters being forced to move house costs £550m per year: 'I'm always in fight or flight'

'It's an epidemic': 1.4 million workers trapped in insecure jobs are stuck in precarious rented homes
insecure work and insecure rented homes impact life decisions
Employment

'It's an epidemic': 1.4 million workers trapped in insecure jobs are stuck in precarious rented homes

It's five years and four PMs since Tory vow to ban no-fault evictions. Why are we still waiting?
Theresa May announced no-fault evictions would be scrapped
RENTING

It's five years and four PMs since Tory vow to ban no-fault evictions. Why are we still waiting?

No-fault evictions put households at risk of homelessness over 80,000 times since Tory ban pledge
Renters Reform Bill campaigners call for the end of no-fault evictions
RENTING

No-fault evictions put households at risk of homelessness over 80,000 times since Tory ban pledge

Rent will rise faster than wages for years, think tank warns: 'Nowhere to hide from housing crisis'
calculating rents
RENTING

Rent will rise faster than wages for years, think tank warns: 'Nowhere to hide from housing crisis'

Single mum with arthritis faces homelessness after 'absolutely disgusting' no-fault eviction
Debbie Graham from Carlisle is facing a no-fault eviction
Renting

Single mum with arthritis faces homelessness after 'absolutely disgusting' no-fault eviction

Artist with autism uses drawing to make sense of the trauma of losing his home
Christopher Hoggins Roof-less eviction art book
RENTING

Artist with autism uses drawing to make sense of the trauma of losing his home

Leaked letter to Tory MPs reveals renting reforms will be 'watered down' to 'appease landlords'
Renters Reform Bill
RENTING

Leaked letter to Tory MPs reveals renting reforms will be 'watered down' to 'appease landlords'

Most tenants have never heard of the beleaguered Renters Reform Bill
Renters and the Renters Reform Bill
Renting

Most tenants have never heard of the beleaguered Renters Reform Bill

UK housing is worst value for money of any advanced economy: 'We are a joke'
UK houses are the worst value for money
Housing

UK housing is worst value for money of any advanced economy: 'We are a joke'

Too many elderly renters in England are scared and living in poverty. Here's how we can help them
Joanna Elson

Too many elderly renters in England are scared and living in poverty. Here's how we can help them