Discrimination against minority ethnic private rentersMay 05, 2023
Research conducted by Generation Rent has revealed shocking discrimination towards minority ethnic communities while navigating the private rental market.
The initial findings, from a survey conducted with 105 private renters, highlight the many inequalities, both individual and structural, which affect people who identify as minority ethnic.
Please note: All participant names have been changed to protect their identity.
Holiday let proposals shut stable door after the horse has boltedApr 13, 2023
Today the government published new plans for regulating holiday lets in England. As we've reported, thousands of homes have been lost to the tourist sector in recent years, pushing up rents in holiday hotspots like Cornwall, the Lake District and Norfolk.
Unfortunately proposed planning rules will not reverse the recent trend.
Podcast Make Sure You Can Vote on 4 May 2023Apr 13, 2023
In this episode of the Generation Rent podcast, Tilly Smith, Generation Rent’s Campaigns and Partnership's Officer chats to Niki Nixon, the Head of External Communications at the Electoral Commission, about all the things you need to know in order to vote at the local elections on 4 May.
Sophie and Niki discuss how to register, what to do if you are an EU or Commonwealth citizen and want to vote, what kind of ID you will need and much more. If you want to find out more about the Electoral Commission then you can visit their website here.