Michael Gove is the new Housing Secretary of State: Sign our letter

CLOSED: we've handed in the letter to Michael Gove!

On Wednesday 15th September, Michael Gove was announced as the new Secretary of State.

He’s inheriting a housing crisis, where 120,000 children are homeless, we’ve lost 282,000 social homes in the last decade and 3.7 million private renters have been victims of illegal behaviour by a landlord or agent. 

But these things are solvable. Sign our open letter today asking Michael Gove to prioritise these three things in his first 100 days: 

  • Improve the rights of renters by bringing forward an ambitious Renter's Reform Bill to create a fairer renting system  
  • Build more homes people can afford by committing to more social housing and fixing the planning system to make developers deliver more
  • Help people at risk of sleeping rough by funding the Everyone In initiative to protect people who are homeless this Winter 

You can read our full letter to Michael Gove here.

Sign our letter today and ask Michael Gove to use his first 100 days to fix renting, help people sleeping rough during the pandemic and build social housing.