Tag Archives: Private rented sector

Soaring private rents prompt calls for more tenant protections

With the average monthly rent for Londoners living in the private sector hitting more than £2,000 during the autumn, campaign group Generation Rent has called on the government to bring in a rent freeze to fight the growing cost of … Continue reading

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Desperate tenants handed £250 per month rent hikes in 2022

Private renters have seen rents increase by as much as 15per cent since last Christmas, while some prospective tenants are so desperate to find suitable accommodation that they have offered landlords inducements to take them on. With a dire shortage … Continue reading

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Fair housing for all at the heart of Labour pledges

More affordable homes and a registration scheme for private landlords would feature under a Labour council in Croydon, as outlined here by Councillor ALISON BUTLER Housing will be at the very heart of policies for an incoming Labour council. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Croydon MP calls for halt to agents’ “scandalously high” fees

A scheme to license letting agents and landlords in Croydon to help protect thousands of private tenants could be a key proposal from Labour ahead of the 2014 Town Hall elections. With the national housing crisis reaching acute levels in … Continue reading

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Newman plans to get Croydon’s houses in order

TONY NEWMAN, the leader of the opposition Labour group on Croydon Council, responds to last week’s report on Newsnight with a plan to provide proper housing for the borough’s homeless Millions of people have now seen last week’s shocking BBC Newsnight … Continue reading

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