*Russell Brand delivered a petition signed by 294,000 people to stop the New Era housing estate in East London from tripling the price of rent from $1,016 per month to $3,100 per month
*Russell Brand and the tenants staged the demonstration in front of 10 Downing Street, the abode of Prime Minister David Cameron, demanding that the company Westbrook, which owns the housing estate, sell the buildings to a social landlord.
*Monotone Channel 4 reporter Paraic O’Brien asked whether the super-rich like Brand buying up property in London was driving up prices for everyone else; Brand lives in Hoxton, East London, where he rents a £5,000-a-month loft
*Brand says he is helping, refuses to say how much he pays in housing and that hey he only just rents, calls reporter SNIDE with a finger in the face
SOURCE here, breakdown by moi
ONTD (who don't live at home), how much is YOUR rent?