Tag: Rents

Lynsey Hanley Lets The Mask Slip…

I belong to a household that is one of the million reported to be “excluded from home ownership” by a combination of low housing supply and the impossibility of raising a deposit for the smallest house in a country that…

Hey! Leave My Reserve Of Protected Species Alone!

Matthew Pennycook (Labour councillor in the London Borough of Greenwich and a trustee of the Fair Pay Network) on the government’s awfully ‘unfair’ ideas about social housing: If the coalition government, ostensibly wedded to the creation of “sustainable, inclusive, mixed…

Spot the difference

There are those who claim that a payment only counts as ‘tax’ if it is paid to the government and dismiss my notion that there is such a thing as ‘privately collected tax’. So can anybody tell me what the…