Election 2015: What’s at stake for housing?
Guides to the 2015 General Election
As part of our election programme Class are publishing a series of election guides that seek to highlight what is at stake for working people on a range of policy issues. All guides have the same structure – an outline of the current problems, policies that could tackle them, what the parties are offering voters, and an analysis of what’s at stake at the General Election.
What's at stake for housing?
This guide outlines the state of the housing crisis, with rents rocketing in the private sector, social housing waiting lists rapidly rising, the impact of Coalition welfare reforms and a failure to build enough affordable homes. The publication will show that by building the homes we need and protecting tenants' rights with rent controls and better regulations the crisis can be solved within a generation.
To read all the information in brief, simply download our short policy priorities factsheet.