Generation Rent

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Tenant organisations, trade unions, built environment bodies and energy companies have combined to criticise Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's plans to change some of the UK Government's key green policies, including proposals to water down housing energy efficiency standards and a weakening of targ

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Private renters with a minority ethnic background are 38% more likely to have been threatened with an unaffordable rent increase and 36% more likely to have been threatened with an eviction than white British or Irish renters, according to new Generation Rent research.

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The UK Government is intent on rowing back on its commitment to abolish no-fault evictions in England, according to reports. First pledged under Theresa May’s government in 2019 and a manifesto commitment, measures to protect renters and support levelling up were announced during the Queen&rsq

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Soaring rents are making the prospect of having children financially prohibitive for young families in two-thirds of the UK, according to new figures. The Guardian, in conjunction with Generation Rent, has found that Birmingham, Edinburgh, Bristol and all of south-east England rank among areas where

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Generation Rent has raised enough money to keep campaigning for private renters across the UK after amassing nearly £18,000 in donations. The future of the campaign group looked very bleak a month ago, with no guarantee that it would be able to survive past September.

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Private rented sector campaign group Generation Rent has launched an urgent funding drive after revealing it has only two months of funding left. The campaign, which has become a national voice of private renters for professionally managed, secure, decent and affordable homes, needs to raise £60,00

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