Rent regulation, common in Europe and many states of the USA is now urgently needed across the UK.

Danny Dorling In 1988 housing rent controls abolished. In 2016 inequalities & poverty get bigger & bigger

……………..”The catastrophe of rising inequality and poverty can be traced to the abolition of rent controls, the deregulation of lending and the flood of national and international speculation into a UK housing market in short supply[1]. That was done by the 1979 government. The 1997 government let it rip. The 2015 government financed an increase in the value of property to win votes until the change of Prime Minister in 2016 when the U-turns began. Rent regulation, common in Europe and many states of the USA is now urgently needed across the UK.

There is now a severe housing crisis in the UK.  Taxpayers Against Poverty has called for an immediate rent freeze for a year in all sectors private, registered social landlords and councils, while rent regulations are brought in.”……

Read more on the Taxpayers against Poverty site here

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