Rent Control Zones for Edinburgh

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We are asking Edinburgh City Council to Implement a Rent Pressure Zone across the city to stop sky-high rents driving people into poverty.

 

Renters in Edinburgh are struggling. Year in, year out rents go up far faster than wages, and it is reaching a breaking point. Edinburgh City Council has the power to designate areas as so-called ‘rent pressure zones’ and bring in rent controls, to stop landlords ripping tenants off for poor-quality housing. It’s time for them to use these powers.

 

See who else is signing:
Alfredo Fernandez Torres
Sophie Cordery
Sean Allan
Zoe Emmerson
Jean Rudd
Mary O'Hara
Ana Rey
Holly Lynch
Mikel Vallejo
Monica Macias-Jimenez
Neil McEwan
Denes Poszmik
Jonathan Muir
Kerry Gentle
richard jenkins
Elena Zorrilla
Lara Hobbis
Gavin Naylor
Vincent Harvie
David Buenestado Arche
Borja Torralba
Rachel Connomly
Mar Quijada
David Palacios
Victor Perez
Stephen Holmes

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  • Alfredo Fernandez Torres
    signed 2018-02-13 11:36:07 +0000
  • Sophie Cordery
    signed 2018-02-13 10:50:06 +0000
  • Sean Allan
    signed 2018-02-13 10:49:52 +0000
  • Zoe Emmerson
    signed 2018-02-13 10:39:51 +0000
  • Jean Rudd
    signed 2018-02-13 10:19:30 +0000
  • Mary O'Hara
    signed 2018-02-13 10:04:16 +0000
  • Ana Rey
    signed 2018-02-13 09:36:33 +0000
  • Holly Lynch
    signed via 2018-02-13 09:07:38 +0000
  • Mikel Vallejo
    signed 2018-02-13 08:46:19 +0000
  • Monica Macias-Jimenez
    signed 2018-02-13 08:33:05 +0000
  • Neil McEwan
    @Cube68 tweeted link to this page. 2018-02-13 08:00:32 +0000
    Sign the petition, Lets get Rent Pressure Zones for Edinburgh! http://www.livingrent.org/edinburgh_rent_controls?recruiter_id=15681
  • Neil McEwan
    signed via 2018-02-13 08:00:13 +0000
  • Denes Poszmik
    signed 2018-02-13 07:34:13 +0000
  • Jonathan Muir
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-02-13 07:24:52 +0000
    Sign the petition, Lets get Rent Pressure Zones for Edinburgh!
  • Jonathan Muir
    signed 2018-02-13 07:23:46 +0000
  • Kerry Gentle
    signed via 2018-02-13 03:25:48 +0000
  • richard jenkins
    signed via 2018-02-13 02:16:49 +0000
  • Elena Zorrilla
    signed 2018-02-13 02:16:17 +0000
    Elena Alonso Zorrilla
  • Lara Hobbis
    signed 2018-02-13 02:12:50 +0000
  • Gavin Naylor
    signed via 2018-02-13 02:10:36 +0000
  • Vincent Harvie
    signed 2018-02-13 01:17:11 +0000
    The rent is too damn high.
  • David Buenestado Arche
    signed 2018-02-13 00:25:05 +0000
  • Bor Jarl
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-02-13 00:03:14 +0000
    Sign the petition, Lets get Rent Pressure Zones for Edinburgh!
  • Borja Torralba
    signed 2018-02-13 00:02:45 +0000
  • Rachel Connomly
    signed 2018-02-12 23:49:09 +0000
  • Mar Quijada
    signed 2018-02-12 23:48:09 +0000
  • David Palacios
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-02-12 23:36:14 +0000
    Sign the petition, Lets get Rent Pressure Zones for Edinburgh!
  • David Palacios
    signed 2018-02-12 23:35:46 +0000
  • Victor Perez
    signed 2018-02-12 22:50:34 +0000
  • Stephen Holmes
    signed 2018-02-12 22:36:39 +0000