Housing

As someone who lived in social housing as a child, and now rents privately, I’m very much aware of both the importance of social housing and the pressure on generation rent. I would do everything in my power to rebalance our housing needs.

As a Green MP I would support:

  • The capping of rent and introduce longer tenancies to provide greater protection for renters.
  • Abolishing the cruel and unfair bedroom tax.
  • Building 500,000 social rented homes and bring empty homes back into use to ensure everyone has access to an affordable place to live.
  • A renter’s union.
  • A national Warm Homes programme of insulation and retrofitting – bringing two million people out of fuel poverty, insulating nine million homes, and creating hundreds of thousands of jobs.

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