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.
Prisoners could be released 60 days early to ease prison overcrowding
prison population
Prisons

Prisoners could be released 60 days early to ease prison overcrowding

Local authority funding crisis 'putting future of council housing under threat'
council housing
Social housing

Local authority funding crisis 'putting future of council housing under threat'

Is social impact investing the solution to the temporary accommodation crisis?
Lee Big Society Capital social impact investing
Big Issue Invest

Is social impact investing the solution to the temporary accommodation crisis?

I was made homeless aged 16. Rough sleeping is completely different for women than it is men
Lainey International Women's Day
Homelessness

I was made homeless aged 16. Rough sleeping is completely different for women than it is men

Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son filmmaker Lorna Tucker named Big Issue ambassador
Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son film director Lorna Tucker has been named as a Big Issue ambassador
Big Issue ambassador

Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son filmmaker Lorna Tucker named Big Issue ambassador

I'm 67 and working as a cabby. Rent and cost of living means I'll never be able to afford to retire
Pensioner Rob can't retire because he's renting
Renting

I'm 67 and working as a cabby. Rent and cost of living means I'll never be able to afford to retire

Jeremy Hunt's decision to ignore homelessness emergency in Spring Budget is dangerous
homelessness
Rick Henderson

Jeremy Hunt's decision to ignore homelessness emergency in Spring Budget is dangerous

Spring Budget: Rent campaigners accuse Jeremy Hunt of 'landlord giveaway' capital gains tax cut
Jeremy Hunt slashed capital gains tax at the Spring Budget sparking fears landlords will sell up
Renting

Spring Budget: Rent campaigners accuse Jeremy Hunt of 'landlord giveaway' capital gains tax cut

Spring Budget: Jeremy Hunt abandons divisive 99% mortgage scheme
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt working on plans, portentially including 99% mortgages, ahead of the Spring Budget
Spring Budget

Spring Budget: Jeremy Hunt abandons divisive 99% mortgage scheme

It's a 'surprise' more homeless children haven't died in temporary accommodation, charity says
55 children died while living in temporary accommodation
Homelessness

It's a 'surprise' more homeless children haven't died in temporary accommodation, charity says

Number of people sleeping rough in England more than double than when Tories came to power
rough sleeping
Homelessness

Number of people sleeping rough in England more than double than when Tories came to power

Jeremy Hunt to unveil 99% mortgages in Spring Budget. But what does it mean for housing crisis?
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is reportedly considering a 99% mortgage scheme
Housing

Jeremy Hunt to unveil 99% mortgages in Spring Budget. But what does it mean for housing crisis?