Our Work

At Generation Rent, we develop policy, report on the research we carry out, and make recommendations to the government.

You can explore our publications and submissions by clicking on the links below. Can't find something you're looking for? Drop us an email on [email protected].


Submission to Senedd Holiday Lets Licensing Consultation 


Submission to Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee on Reforming Private Renting

Submission to the consultation on a Decent Homes Standard

Submission to the consultation on Tourist Accommodation Registration Scheme For England 

Submission to Increasing mediation in the civil justice service

Submission to the Senedd Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committe -, Decarbonising the private housing sector

Holiday Lets Report: Your Holiday, Our Home?


Renters Panel Report: Heat Our Homes, Not The Planet


Research: Private Renters' Experiences of COVID 19 (May)

Submission to Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry on Coronavirus and the PRS (April)


Policy proposal: Renter Manifesto (November)

Consultation response: Rogue landlord database reform (October)

Consultation response: A New Deal for Renting: resetting the balance of rights and responsibilities between landlords and tenants (October)

Consultation response: Tenancy deposit reform (September)

Consultation response: Enforcement of possession orders and alignment of procedures in the county court and high court (May)


Consultation response: Overcoming Barriers to Longer Tenancies (August)

Call for evidence response: Rent a room relief (August)

Policy proposal: Making Deposits Work For Renters (March)

Consultation response: Strengthening consumer redress in the housing market (April)

Submission to Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry on Private Rented Sector (January)

Submission to Treasury Select Committee on Household Finances (January)

Policy proposal: Rented London: How local authorities can support private renters (January)


Submission to Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry on Draft Tenant Fees Bill (December)

Call for evidence response: Protecting consumers in the letting and managing agent market (November)

Report: Life in the Rental Market: what the future holds for older renters (November)

Report: The Other Waitrose Effect (August)

Report: Letting Fees: 2017 update (June)

Submission to Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry on Older People (March)


Report: Causes and Consequences of Evictions in Britain (October)

Policy proposal: Secure tenancies, strong families, stable communities: reforming private renting (October)

Submission to All-party Parliamentary Group on Housing inquiry, "Towards a 21st Century Private Rented Sector" (August)  

Report: Letting Fees: What we know and why they need to go


Policy proposal: Queen's Speech for Housing (May)


Policy proposal: 21st Century Rent Control (December)

Policy proposal: Buying Out of the Bubble (June)

Policy proposal: Renters' Manifesto (June)