The government’s important first steps towards better renting: now let’s make it happen

The poor state of private renting in England has been bubbling up as an issue for a while now. While Shelter have long campaigned for better private renting, it’s only in recent months that the issue has broken through into the mainstream.

The government’s response to the Communities and Local Government (CLG) Select Committee, released yesterday, marks a significant moment and a good first step. But more is needed to provide stability for England’s 9 million renters – and Shelter’s … Read more