Housing

The disturbing parallels between Awaab Ishak’s death in Rochdale and the Grenfell Tower disaster
Awaab Ishak

The disturbing parallels between Awaab Ishak’s death in Rochdale and the Grenfell Tower disaster

From unheeded warnings to neglectful landlords, the parallels between Awaab Ishak and the Grenfell Tower disaster tell a depressing tale

Black and minoritised ethnic communities at disproportionate risk of homelessness in the UK
Homelessness

Black and minoritised ethnic communities at disproportionate risk of homelessness in the UK

A new study by academics at Heriot-Watt University found ethnicity, migration background and discrimination increase the risk of homelessness. Professor Glen Bramley explains

How many empty homes are there in the UK?
Housing

How many empty homes are there in the UK?

Campaigners are calling for government action on rising numbers of long-term empty properties across the country

The number of people sleeping rough in England could be double the official count
Homelessness

The number of people sleeping rough in England could be double the official count

Awaab Ishak: Why Rochdale toddler’s death is being described as a ‘defining moment’
Social housing

Awaab Ishak: Why Rochdale toddler’s death is being described as a ‘defining moment’

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How the ONS measures deaths in the homeless community and why it’s so complex
Homeless deaths

How the ONS measures deaths in the homeless community and why it’s so complex

Two people died while homeless every day in England and Wales last year
Homelessness

Two people died while homeless every day in England and Wales last year

Drug deaths fall among Scotland’s homeless population for the first time
Homelessness

Drug deaths fall among Scotland’s homeless population for the first time

‘It’s a big worry’: Michael Gove hints government could miss target to end rough sleeping
Rough sleeping

‘It’s a big worry’: Michael Gove hints government could miss target to end rough sleeping

What to do if you have damp and mould in your home
Housing advice

What to do if you have damp and mould in your home

‘I’ve asked for a dehumidifier for Christmas’: The renters living with damp and mould
Housing

‘I’ve asked for a dehumidifier for Christmas’: The renters living with damp and mould

Why we need to create decent and affordable homes for all
Big Futures

Why we need to create decent and affordable homes for all

Social housing rent rise cap still ‘inflicts hardship’ on most vulnerable, say campaigners
Autumn Statement

Social housing rent rise cap still ‘inflicts hardship’ on most vulnerable, say campaigners

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Toddler’s death from mould exposure in home is an ‘absolute disgrace’
Social housing

Toddler’s death from mould exposure in home is an ‘absolute disgrace’

Over 140 people died while homeless in London in the past year. This is how they’re remembered
Housing

Over 140 people died while homeless in London in the past year. This is how they’re remembered

How many veterans are homeless in the UK?
Homelessness

How many veterans are homeless in the UK?

A veteran who was living in his car 18 months ago will march at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday
Remembrance

A veteran who was living in his car 18 months ago will march at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday

The UK’s first 3D printed houses will go to homeless veterans
Remembrance

The UK’s first 3D printed houses will go to homeless veterans

Number of renters facing eviction at ‘highest level ever’
RENTING

Number of renters facing eviction at ‘highest level ever’

Insulating social homes could slash household heating bills by over £550
Social housing

Insulating social homes could slash household heating bills by over £550

How do people become homeless?
Homelessness

How do people become homeless?

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‘I’m paying £9k a year to sofa surf’ The university students facing homelessness
Homelessness

‘I’m paying £9k a year to sofa surf’ The university students facing homelessness

Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat Duck among 500 restaurants raising money for homeless people
Homelessness

Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat Duck among 500 restaurants raising money for homeless people

Rough sleeping in London up 25% in one year – and outreach workers fear it will get worse
Rough sleeping

Rough sleeping in London up 25% in one year – and outreach workers fear it will get worse

In pictures: Homeless families march on Downing Street to demand council homes
Housing

In pictures: Homeless families march on Downing Street to demand council homes