Beautiful Virgin Islands


UK Housing Crisis: 23% of Voters Prioritize Housing, Yet Rent Prices Continue to Soar

A crisis in the UK rental system has made housing a top priority for many voters, with 23% now ranking it as the most important issue.
This is an increase from 14% at the last general election.

The rising private rents, which have been confirmed by official statistics, are causing financial strain for renters.

An extreme example is that of a successful artist, Andy Leek, who has moved to Argentina to escape the soaring rents in the UK.

Despite his success, he finds it more affordable to pay for transatlantic air fares than to continue renting in the UK.

However, little action is being taken to address this issue.

Rent prices in England have increased by an average of £107 per month compared to the previous year, with London renters paying almost double that amount.

Private rents are rising faster than inflation and wages due to high borrowing costs for landlords and a supply and demand imbalance.

The number of new homes built by housing associations in London in the last quarter of 2020 was the lowest in over 30 years, leading to families being forced to move frequently due to constant rent increases.

According to Shelter, a housing charity, the annual financial cost of renters being forced to move due to no-fault evictions is over £500 million.

Approximately 800,000 such moves occurred last year.

The social cost, particularly for children, is even more significant.

Shelter's CEO, Polly Neate, stated that renters cannot establish stability as they face the possibility of being evicted without cause at any moment.
Translation:
Translated by AI
Newsletter

Related Articles

Beautiful Virgin Islands
0:00
0:00
Close
Princess of Wales's Taskforce Calls for Business Investment in Early Childhood
I have a dream, MLK inspiring speech
Campaign Groups Condemn UK Report on Protests
Aretha Franklin, Marvis Staples - Oh Happy Day
Former Royal Marine Charged with Espionage Found Dead
BVI Freedom Song
Australian PM Calls for Julian Assange's Freedom
Billy Preston - You Can't Beat God Giving (Live)
ICC Seeks Arrest Warrants for Israeli and Hamas Leaders
VIRGIN ISLANDS REGGAE CARIBBEAN RIDDIMZ
UK's Infected Blood Scandal: Conclusion Nears After Seven Years
Oh Happy Day Edwin Hawkins - Anthony Brown w FBCG Combined Choir
Julian Assange Granted Right to Challenge US Extradition
'Stand by Me' performed by Karen Gibson and The Kingdom Choir
Congo Army Thwarts Attempted Coup Involving Americans and a British Citizen
National Anthem of the British Virgin Islands - Oh, Beautiful Virgin
Ireland's Homeless Gain Voting Rights
Hello Dolly
Blinken orders crackdown on Israel-Hamas leaks
for KING & COUNTRY - Amen (Reborn) [feat. Lecrae & The WRLDFMS Tony Wi
Julian Assange Faces US Extradition: Key Facts
Bob Marley - Get Up Stand Up
Jacob Zuma Takes Campaign to ANC Stronghold Soweto
Yes He Can
Attempted Assassination of Slovakia PM Robert Fico: Investigation Ongoing
What A Friend We Have In Jesus
What Happens If an Iranian President Dies in Office?
Unforgettable
Spain Recalls Ambassador After Argentina President's Remarks
Touch The Hem Of His Garment
Rishi Sunak Faces Cabinet Backlash Over Proposed Changes to Foreign Student Visas
The Lord's Prayer
Rwanda Denies Entry to Human Rights Researcher
THE GOD MOVEMENT...BEAUTIFUL BVI
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi Reportedly Killed in Helicopter Crash
Siyahamba
Blue Origin Resumes Space Tourism with 90-Year-Old Ed Dwight
Ray Charles And The Voices Of Jubilaton, Oh, Happy Day
Rishi Sunak and Wife Akshata Murty Wealthier Than King Charles
Ramblin' Rose
New Dutch Government Drives Wedge Through EU Liberals
Protoje - Who Knows ft. Chronixx
Iranian President Raisi Missing After Helicopter Goes Down
Pressure - Virgin Islands Nice
Freemasons and ‘Global War Party’ Accused of Conspiring Against Georgia
Phil Wickham - House Of The Lord
Poland Supports Rolls-Royce's Nuclear Power Plant Initiative
My God Is Real (Yes, God Is Real)
European Ports Overflow with Unsold Electric Vehicles
The Lion King Circle of Life by LEBO M. — LIVE at the HAVASI Symphonic
Esprit Files for Bankruptcy in Europe, Putting Hundreds of Jobs at Risk
Louis Armstrong - When The Saints Go Marching In
Chevron Halts North Sea Drilling Amid Rising Tax Burden
Kanye West Sunday Service - hallelujah, salvation, and glory
Jeremy Hunt Accused of Exaggerating Conservatives' Economic Record
Jonathan Nelson - I Believe (Island Medley
Victoria Atkins Discusses Historical Gender Bias in the NHS
From The Virgin Islands Sqad Up
Dublin and Monaghan Bombings 50th Anniversary: Calls for Justice
Common, John Legend - Glory
Rishi Sunak and Akshata Murty’s Wealth Rises to £651 Million
Anthony Evans vs. Jesse Campbell - If I Ain't Got You
New Caledonia Riots Escalate After French Voting Rights Change
I have a dream, MLK inspiring speech
Renters Face Fierce Competition as Listing Times Shrink
Aretha Franklin, Marvis Staples - Oh Happy Day
Surge in Fake Science: 19 journals shut down due to fraudulent papers from 'paper mills'
BVI Freedom Song
Global Birthrates Decline, Raising Economic and Social Concerns
Billy Preston - You Can't Beat God Giving (Live)
Boeing Faces Possible Prosecution Over 737 MAX Settlement Violation
VIRGIN ISLANDS REGGAE CARIBBEAN RIDDIMZ
Prisoner Escapes in France as Two Officers Killed in Van Ambush
Oh Happy Day Edwin Hawkins - Anthony Brown w FBCG Combined Choir
German Court Rules AfD Can Be Monitored for Extremism
'Stand by Me' performed by Karen Gibson and The Kingdom Choir
Jacob Rees-Mogg Criticizes Bank of England’s Inflation Strategy
National Anthem of the British Virgin Islands - Oh, Beautiful Virgin
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Promote Invictus Games in Nigeria
Hello Dolly
UK Arms Ban on Israel Would Aid Hamas, Says Cameron
for KING & COUNTRY - Amen (Reborn) [feat. Lecrae & The WRLDFMS Tony Wi
US Regulators Probe Credit Card Reward Schemes
Bob Marley - Get Up Stand Up
Labour Vows to End Rwanda Deportation Scheme/Scam
Yes He Can
Exonerated Andrew Malkinson Faces Hardship Awaiting Compensation
What A Friend We Have In Jesus
India Poised to Surpass Japan as 4th Largest Economy
Unforgettable
UN General Assembly Approves Palestinian Membership Bid
Touch The Hem Of His Garment
Biden to Impose Tariffs on Chinese Electric Vehicles
The Lord's Prayer
Cyberattack Disrupts Major US Healthcare Network
THE GOD MOVEMENT...BEAUTIFUL BVI
McDonald's Introduces $5 Meal Deal to Attract Customers
Siyahamba
Protesters Attempt to Storm Tesla's German Factory
Ray Charles And The Voices Of Jubilaton, Oh, Happy Day
×