From Planet 220

by Emily Trahair

In this issue, Adam Johannes looks back to the Glasgow Rent Strike of 1915 and calls for the revival of tenant activism. He describes conditions for many in so-called ‘Generation Rent’ – the increasing numbers of people renting from the private sector – who are finding it ever more difficult to get on the housing ladder, let alone secure a council house, and who face the prospect of being in limbo from youth into middle age and beyond in unregulated, overpriced and often unsafe housing.

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