Generation Rent

Young families ‘cannot afford to rent in Edinburgh’

Soaring rents are making the prospect of having children financially prohibitive for young families in two-thirds of the UK, according to new figures.

Published 15 March 2016

England: MPs to vote to let tenants sue negligent landlords

Private renters living in squalid conditions could get the ability to sue their landlord if MPs approve a Private Member’s Bill today.

Published 16 October 2015

Campaign group Generation Rent lives to fight another day

Generation Rent has raised enough money to keep campaigning for private renters across the UK after amassing nearly £18,000 in donations.

Published 3 September 2015

Funding drive to save Generation Rent campaign group

Private rented sector campaign group Generation Rent has launched an urgent funding drive after revealing it has only two months of funding left.

Published 11 August 2015

England: MPs introduce measures to crack down on criminal landlords

Two pieces of legislation that will make it easier for authorities to identify criminal landlords in England were introduced by MPs yesterday.

Published 25 June 2015