jamie-medwell

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Jamie Medwell

Jamie Medwell is a media officer and journalist writing about humanitarian issues.

The Rent Is Still Rising

Housing in Britain has already been in crisis for years – but while wages stagnate, rents outside London are now rising at their fastest rate since the financial crash.

Rent Controls Are Not a Fantasy

With 445,000 tenants in arrears, it’s clear the landlord class is out of control. But rent controls can rein in their exploitation – and the movement backing the measure is growing.

Abolish Landlords

A century ago, socialists demanded that housing should serve public need rather than private profit – that aspiration remains as relevant today, but it can only be realised under one condition: abolishing landlords.