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Incredible work by ACORN Newcastle exposing landlords who are advertising rooms in return for sex - it takes real guts to confront someone in this way.
Sex-for-rent landlords listen up: before you post that next advert on Craigslist or Gumtree, ask yourself if you're willing to risk being exposed by ACORN.
ACO...RN supports the recognition of sex work as legitimate work, with full protection from the law, unionisation, and the right to say no. The tenant-landlord relationship is a different power dynamic. It is inherently exploitative with no right to say no without risking losing your home. The authorities might not take this seriously, but we very much do.
Why we need to #endsection21, in comic form, via New Zealand and @rentrebel on Twitter https://thespinoff.co.nz/…/26-02-…/the-side-eye-churned-out/
If the rent bill keeps rising, renters will only become a more powerful political force. The question for politicians is whether they do something about rents now - or later.
An extra £30bn a year compared to 2006: that's £30bn many of us would prefer to be using to pay off our own mortgage - or simply to make ends meet
Time for rent control
This year's London council elections will be all about housing. Read our latest blog on what local authorities can do to support private renters.
Today MPs voted to make homes fit for human habitation - thank you to everyone who pestered their MP to show up http://www.generationrent.org/homes_fit_for_humans_one_step…
The Fitness for Human Habitation Bill will help close the net on
criminal landlords. Ask your MP to be in Parliament on Friday to support it - otherwise it could fail
Karen Buck is doing an online Q&A ahead of Friday's debate on her Bill https://www.facebook.com/events/1671790972887952/