Stats - Housing and Renting

We asked students and apprentices to vote on what they think about a series of policy issues. This is what they had to say on Housing and Renting.

 

Tenants should have more rights to hold their landlord to account

  • This is one of my main priorities: 58% (1,464)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 34% (851)
  • This is not a priority for me: 3% (80)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 4% (111)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 1% (31)

 

Rents should be capped and controlled to improve affordability

  • This is one of my main priorities: 74% (1,856)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 20% (488)
  • This is not a priority for me: 2% (44)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 2% (53)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 2% (56)

 

More affordable student accommodation should be built

  • This is one of my main priorities: 57% (1,424)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 30% (732)
  • This is not a priority for me: 9% (221)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 2% (49)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 2% (53)

 

Buying a property should be more affordable and achievable

  • This is one of my main priorities: 72% (1,781)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 21% (519)
  • This is not a priority for me: 5% (120)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 2% (47)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 0% (7)

 

Tenants should have more secure contracts and protections against eviction

  • This is one of my main priorities: 55% (1,354)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 33% (815)
  • This is not a priority for me: 6% (148)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 4% (96)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 2% (39)