Our Work

At Generation Rent, we develop policy, report on the research we carry out, and make recommendations to the government.

You can explore our publications and submissions by clicking on the links below. Can't find something you're looking for? Drop us an email on info@generationrent.org.

2019

Policy proposal: Renter Manifesto (November)

Consultation response: Rogue landlord database reform (October)

Consultation response: A New Deal for Renting: resetting the balance of rights and responsibilities between landlords and tenants (October)

Consultation response: Tenancy deposit reform (September)

Consultation response: Enforcement of possession orders and alignment of procedures in the county court and high court (May)

2018

Consultation response: Overcoming Barriers to Longer Tenancies (August)

Call for evidence response: Rent a room relief (August)

Policy proposal: Making Deposits Work For Renters (March)

Consultation response: Strengthening consumer redress in the housing market (April)

Submission to Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry on Private Rented Sector (January)

Submission to Treasury Select Committee on Household Finances (January)

Policy proposal: Rented London: How local authorities can support private renters (January)

2017

Submission to Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry on Draft Tenant Fees Bill (December)

Call for evidence response: Protecting consumers in the letting and managing agent market (November)

Report: Life in the Rental Market: what the future holds for older renters (November)

Report: The Other Waitrose Effect (August)

Report: Letting Fees: 2017 update (June)

Submission to Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry on Older People (March)

2016

Report: Causes and Consequences of Evictions in Britain (October)

Policy proposal: Secure tenancies, strong families, stable communities: reforming private renting (October)

Submission to All-party Parliamentary Group on Housing inquiry, "Towards a 21st Century Private Rented Sector" (August)  

Report: Letting Fees: What we know and why they need to go

2015

Policy proposal: Queen's Speech for Housing (May)

2014

Policy proposal: 21st Century Rent Control (December)

Policy proposal: Buying Out of the Bubble (June)

Policy proposal: Renters' Manifesto (June)