Private Rented Housing

Do we have a broken system in Britain? What lessons can we learn from housing in Germany?


Recommendation 1

Government & local authorities be required to publish comprehensive data on local rent levels to help promote transparency & regulate the private rented market


Recommendation 2

Establish a national Tenants Voice organisation to promote and protect tenants’ rights and provide independent advice and advocacy for tenants


Recommendation 3

Improve the incentives to private landlords to encourage them to provide good quality, secure, affordable long term rented accommodation

Housing Rights PRS Conference 2020

The talk I gave as part of the 2020 Housing Rights PRS Conference (featured in the video) was based on a Report I wrote comparing the German and British housing experience and the lessons we can take from this

About the Author

About the Author

Maureen Corcoran, also known as Mo, started in housing as a tenant and community activist in the area where she was born – Waterloo in London. She was a member and chair of a local housing co operative and became…