Liam Geraghty
Liam has written for The Big Issue since 2017, originally starting out as a Junior Writer/Sub-Editor before working up the ranks to become Senior Reporter in 2019 and Deputy Digital Editor (News) in 2023. That role sees him take charge of news and investigations relating to housing, homelessness and social issues. He also helps Big Issue vendors tell their story.
Labour unveils 'ambitious' plan to help people buy their first home. But is it enough?
Keir Starmer announces Freedom to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme
General election 2024

Labour unveils 'ambitious' plan to help people buy their first home. But is it enough?

'Shocking': Nearly 3,000 homeless people arrested under 200-year-old Vagrancy Act since 2021
Vagrancy Act continues to punish rough sleepers
Rough sleeping

'Shocking': Nearly 3,000 homeless people arrested under 200-year-old Vagrancy Act since 2021

'I'm sad, angry and confused': These renters are being made homeless to house people already homeless
Renters Jules Zakolska and her partner are facing a no-fault eviction in Lambeth
Renting

'I'm sad, angry and confused': These renters are being made homeless to house people already homeless

Is the homeownership dream over for young people? Here's how old the average first-time buyer really is
how old is the average first-time buyer
Homeownership

Is the homeownership dream over for young people? Here's how old the average first-time buyer really is

10 ways the Tories categorically failed to end rough sleeping
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak have not solved rough sleeping
Rough sleeping

10 ways the Tories categorically failed to end rough sleeping

Rough sleepers 'forcibly removed' from tents outside London council headquarters: 'It's ridiculous'
Camden rough sleeping incident
Homelessness

Rough sleepers 'forcibly removed' from tents outside London council headquarters: 'It's ridiculous'

White pants, bin bags and a light on injustice: Inside the world's first Museum of Homelessness
Museum Of Homelessness, Finsbury Park, London.
Homelessness

White pants, bin bags and a light on injustice: Inside the world's first Museum of Homelessness

Building more social housing could save NHS and DWP billions – and add even more to UK's economy
a builder working on social housing
General election 2024

Building more social housing could save NHS and DWP billions – and add even more to UK's economy

TSB Bank forced to change buy-to-let mortgage policy after renters' furious sit-in protest
Renters from Acorn union occupied TSB branches to force a climbdown on buy-to-let mortgages
Renting

TSB Bank forced to change buy-to-let mortgage policy after renters' furious sit-in protest

Beat the Streets music festival funds new homes for rough sleepers: 'If we could do more, we would'
Homelessness

Beat the Streets music festival funds new homes for rough sleepers: 'If we could do more, we would'

Rents in UK are rising at highest rate in decades. Will they keep going up?
rents uk
Renting

Rents in UK are rising at highest rate in decades. Will they keep going up?

Scotland needs real-time rough sleeping count to save lives
rough sleeping and temporary accommodation in Scotland is under the spotlight on Buchanan Street in Glasgow
homelessness

Scotland needs real-time rough sleeping count to save lives