The Greens have put out a righteous Renters policy that only allows greedy landlords to increase their rentals by 3% maximum each year.
This is necessary because the obscene corporate property mangers are constantly pushing their client landlords to increase rents every 3 months because the more rent charged, the more money the Property Mangers get.
The backlash from the scum landlords highlights how much of a class war we are involved in.
There is an unspoken promise between the neoliberal State and the untaxed capital gains private landlord class that the neoliberal State never builds enough State Houses to alleviate housing desperation so that the untaxed capital gains private landlord class can exploit that housing desperation ON TOP OF getting a $1.5Billion annual subsidy in the form of the Accommodation Allowance EVERY SINGLE YEAR!
So the neoliberal State work hand in glove with the interests of the untaxed capital gains private landlord class to constantly keep desperation in the Housing market by never building enough State Houses WHILE handing taxpayer funded subsidies to the untaxed capital gains private landlord class!
This rigged casino where Landlords can constantly use their own debt to buy more property and out leverage first time home buyers just adds insult to injury.
On top of this, ACT and National want to give that same untaxed capital gains private landlord class the power to evict you at will so they can kick out the smelly domestic renters and exploit the new 100000 migrant workers coming into the country, remove all the healthy home and environmental regulations and put back in place the tax loopholes that benefit the untaxed capital gains private landlord class.
On top of this, the Real Estate pimps are donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Right and are dangling the promise of house prices jumping 20% if National and ACT win.
The Housing Crisis is a political decision and you as renters should be incandescent with motherfucking rage at how this has been allowed to continue!
Labour’s gutlessness in challenging these landlord interests and the Green Party’s fecklessness in getting anything done highlights why the Māori Party’s staunchness is needed to get Renter Rights across the line.
When Labour says they will deliver, no one believes them.
When the Greens say they will do something, everyone laughs.
When the Maori Party say they will fight for something, the rich freak out because they mean it.
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