SNP, Labour, Green, and RISE youth wings back the call for rent controls

111-300x300.jpgOur campaign's call for rent controls and secure, affordable housing has resonated across the political spectrum, and the campaign has received the backing of the youth wings of the SNP, Labour, Greens, and RISE.

It is clear that, for many young people in Scotland, rent controls are absolutely necessary to ensuring they have the housing they deserve, and we are calling on all parties to ensure that the next Scottish Parliament makes this a reality.

Here, leaders of the four political party youth wings who have backed the campaign outline why.

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Scotland’s tenants celebrate historic housing win

LivingRent-2016.jpgLiving Rent, Scotland’s tenants’ union, welcomes new legislation that will improve security for people renting homes in the private rented sector, and hailed first steps for a growing tenants’ movement in Scotland.

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Living Rent welcomes SNP conference commitment to rent controls

Delegates at the SNP Spring Conference have today voted overwhelmingly to support a resolution committing the party to supporting the introduction of national rent controls for all tenants.

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