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  1. For f**k’s sake don’t solve the housing crisis, say selfish bastards http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/business/for-fks-sake-dont-solve-the-housing-crisis-say-selfish-bastards-20180201143576?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=socialnetwork
  2. Doesn't bode well: http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/surrey-news/mp-dominic-raab-says-every-12618291.amp?__twitter_impression=true
  3. Loved the bloke who they just asked whether he was optimistic or pessimistic about the Brexit deal....to which he replied " I hope the whole lot crashes, so that house prices will come down" Never thought I'd hear that sort of comment on the Beeb! was it someone from here? ?
  4. https://www.standard.co.uk/comment/comment/rohan-silva-it-s-time-for-the-tories-to-embrace-generation-rent-a3660641.html "The scale of the problem is immense. People born in the mid-1980s are more than twice as likely to be living in rented accommodation as older people. As a result, those born in the 1980s have only half the wealth by age 31 as people born in the 1970s. Fixing the issue requires radical reform of the bureaucratic planning system to enable millions more homes to be built — as well as bold property tax changes to help fund the construction of council housing ac
  5. http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/theresa-may-conservative-mps-coup-housing-crisis-thatcher-house-prices-falling-a7988776.html?amp
  6. Piece from Daniel Farey-Jones on those rent rises ? https://medium.com/@danfareyjones/the-btl-crackdown-is-restraining-rents-1cbe7bfaaad
  7. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/200288
  8. Labour MP Laura Pidcock (pictured, left), who recently revealed she couldn’t afford to bet on the property ladder despite her £76,000 MPs salary, told Channel 4 that she thought “anyone who is a landlord should not be able to vote on legislation affecting landlords, it is a complete conflict of interest. “Of course they won’t vote for further protections for people in their homes and will try to get away with as little regulation as possible, as they perceive that this will affect their profits.” https://thenegotiator.co.uk/one-five-mps-landlords-register-reveals/
  9. " The Prime Minister has given her backing to moves by Communities Secretary Sajid Javid to force town halls in affluent areas to build more homes – or have targets forced on them." http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4700254/Theresa-declares-war-Nimbys.html
  10. In jest, but still good to see acknowledgment of just how crazy the situation is... "The cabinets were traditionally used to house a small selection of extra-fancy glasses, a gravy boat and butter dish received as wedding gifts, and an engraved pewter tankard. However, young adults are increasingly using the cabinets as live-work spaces, citing their hardwood construction and open glass frontage as far better than anything available from private landlords." http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/society/more-young-people-forced-to-live-in-parents-glass-fronted-living-room-cab
  11. Reuben pointing out that HtB helps a few but increases prices, so 'prices out' far more
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