The Renters' Vote

Demand your rights with your ballot paper.

On Thursday 6 May 2021 there are elections in every part of the country.

As renters you have the power to demand your rights with your ballot paper.

Take these 3 easy steps to make your vote a force for real change.



Registering to vote is easy. Click here 

Registering to vote will take about five minutes.

To register, you need your national insurance number and address. 

After you’ve registered, your name and address will appear on the electoral register. This will allow you to vote.

Using this site to register to vote - you can apply to vote by post there too.

You must be registered to vote by midnight on Monday 19 April. 

Don't know if you're registered to vote? 

Contact your local Electoral Registration Office to find out. You can’t register to vote twice. So if you’re not sure you can put your details in again.



Postal voting allows a person to vote without actually having to go to the polling station.

Anyone can apply to vote by post.

You will get your ballot paper before polling day, giving you time to cast your vote and post it back.

You can get your vote out of the way early by voting by post. You may also prefer to vote by mail for health and safety reasons during Covid-19.

Apply to vote by post today

If you do have a printer you can follow this link to apply for a postal ballot.

If you do not have a printer, you can apply for one to be sent to you online here.*

*Online Postal Vote UK are not affiliated with Generation Rent and are not an official Government website. They do not store or use the date provided in any way and only use the information supplied to process the ballot. You can find their terms and conditions here. 

In England and Wales the deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 20 April. 

In Scotland the deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 6 April. 



On Thursday 6 May 2021 there are elections in every part of the country. 

There are elections for your representatives to the Scottish Parliament, the Senedd Cymru, around 150 local authorities, Police and Crime Commissioner, local and metro Mayors, including the London Mayor. 

Find out what elections are going on in your local area here  

Get renters' rights on the ballot paper. Make sure your vote is a force for real change.


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