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Private rents are soaring: is it time the state stepped in?

Market fundamentalists say to leave the market, it will fix itself – but that experiment has been tried and it has failed. We need more statecraft to fix the problem.

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In a city as wealthy as London, no one should be sleeping rough

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In a city as wealthy as London, no one should be sleeping rough.

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London rents now double that of rest of UK

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The cost of renting in London has soared in recent years.

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Third of Londoners fear having to move due to housing costs

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One in three Londoners fears having to move out of their local area because of the high cost of housing.

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It’s time to defend social housing against negative media stereotypes

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A new campaign is asking politicians to take the lead in affirming the positive value of social housing.

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Why London’s property prices are not ‘the right problem to have’

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If the rise in property prices continues unchecked London will begin to lose businesses to cheaper cities.

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London has a living wage, we also need a living rent

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The Mayor has to start listening, and acting, to protect Londoners not property investors.

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Don’t believe the headlines: a housing bubble is still on the cards

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The affordability crisis can be seen in all parts of the country.

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4,000 households at risk of losing their home

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A rise in interest rates could tip many people into the danger zone, says charity.

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The government is actively contributing to our growing housing crisis

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There are today 1.7m households on social waiting lists, yet the government’s focus is on creating a mini-housing boom through its Help to Buy scheme.

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