Housing

It’s five years and four PMs since Tory vow to ban no-fault evictions. Why are we still waiting?
Theresa May announced no-fault evictions would be scrapped
RENTING

It’s five years and four PMs since Tory vow to ban no-fault evictions. Why are we still waiting?

Theresa May announced that no-fault evictions would be scrapped on 15 April 2019 – the same day the iconic Notre-Dame cathedral caught fire. Here’s what has happened since then
No-fault evictions put households at risk of homelessness over 80,000 times since Tory ban pledge
Renters Reform Bill campaigners call for the end of no-fault evictions
RENTING

No-fault evictions put households at risk of homelessness over 80,000 times since Tory ban pledge

Dropping leasehold pledge could cost Labour millions of votes, campaigners warn: ‘Expect consequences’
Cladding protest in Westminster
Housing

Dropping leasehold pledge could cost Labour millions of votes, campaigners warn: ‘Expect consequences’

Top Stories

‘It’s unforgivable’: Michael Gove served ‘eviction notice’ by protesters over rising homelessness
Homelessness

‘It’s unforgivable’: Michael Gove served ‘eviction notice’ by protesters over rising homelessness

Criminal Justice Bill: Plan to criminalise rough sleeping will ‘punish people with nowhere to go’
Rough sleeping

Criminal Justice Bill: Plan to criminalise rough sleeping will ‘punish people with nowhere to go’

Homelessness

View all
No-fault evictions put households at risk of homelessness over 80,000 times since Tory ban pledge
Renters Reform Bill campaigners call for the end of no-fault evictions
RENTING

No-fault evictions put households at risk of homelessness over 80,000 times since Tory ban pledge

What we can learn from how US has criminalised rough sleepers – and how Sunak may follow suit
Homelessness

What we can learn from how US has criminalised rough sleepers – and how Sunak may follow suit

‘It’s unforgivable’: Michael Gove served ‘eviction notice’ by protesters over rising homelessness
DLUHC protest by HASL gives Michael Gove eviction notice
Homelessness

‘It’s unforgivable’: Michael Gove served ‘eviction notice’ by protesters over rising homelessness

My cousin was killed in front of his six-year-old son. I need to get my family out of Gaza
Gaza/ Ahmed
Israel-Gaza war

My cousin was killed in front of his six-year-old son. I need to get my family out of Gaza

Renting

View all
It’s five years and four PMs since Tory vow to ban no-fault evictions. Why are we still waiting?
Theresa May announced no-fault evictions would be scrapped
RENTING

It’s five years and four PMs since Tory vow to ban no-fault evictions. Why are we still waiting?

No-fault evictions put households at risk of homelessness over 80,000 times since Tory ban pledge
Renters Reform Bill campaigners call for the end of no-fault evictions
RENTING

No-fault evictions put households at risk of homelessness over 80,000 times since Tory ban pledge

Rent will rise faster than wages for years, think tank warns: ‘Nowhere to hide from housing crisis’
calculating rents
RENTING

Rent will rise faster than wages for years, think tank warns: ‘Nowhere to hide from housing crisis’

Sadiq Khan promises 6,000 rent control homes for London key workers: ‘I’ll be a renters’ champion’
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan
Housing

Sadiq Khan promises 6,000 rent control homes for London key workers: ‘I’ll be a renters’ champion’

Rough sleeping

View all
Criminal Justice Bill: Plan to criminalise rough sleeping will ‘punish people with nowhere to go’
Tents in Brighton for rough sleepers who face being criminalised under the Criminal Justice Bill
Rough sleeping

Criminal Justice Bill: Plan to criminalise rough sleeping will ‘punish people with nowhere to go’

‘People should not be arrested if they smell’: Sunak facing revolt over plan to criminalise homelessness
The Criminal Justice Bill could be set to criminalise homelessness and rough sleeping
Homelessness

‘People should not be arrested if they smell’: Sunak facing revolt over plan to criminalise homelessness

ONS U-turns on plan to stop publishing data on deaths of homeless people after furious outcry
homeless deaths
homelessness

ONS U-turns on plan to stop publishing data on deaths of homeless people after furious outcry

Most rough sleepers say they’re treated unfairly by police, damning study reveals
rough sleeper appearing to be stamped on by police in BBC video
Homelessness

Most rough sleepers say they’re treated unfairly by police, damning study reveals

Housing advice

View all
How can I help homeless people during a UK heatwave?
uk heatwave
Homelessness

How can I help homeless people during a UK heatwave?

When will mortgage rates go down?
when will mortgages go down uk
housing crisis

When will mortgage rates go down?

Rent increases: Everything a tenant needs to know
Rent increases
RENTING

Rent increases: Everything a tenant needs to know

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

Understanding the issues

View all
It’s five years and four PMs since Tory vow to ban no-fault evictions. Why are we still waiting?
Theresa May announced no-fault evictions would be scrapped
RENTING

It’s five years and four PMs since Tory vow to ban no-fault evictions. Why are we still waiting?

No-fault evictions put households at risk of homelessness over 80,000 times since Tory ban pledge
Renters Reform Bill campaigners call for the end of no-fault evictions
RENTING

No-fault evictions put households at risk of homelessness over 80,000 times since Tory ban pledge

Dropping leasehold pledge could cost Labour millions of votes, campaigners warn: ‘Expect consequences’
Cladding protest in Westminster
Housing

Dropping leasehold pledge could cost Labour millions of votes, campaigners warn: ‘Expect consequences’

‘It’s unforgivable’: Michael Gove served ‘eviction notice’ by protesters over rising homelessness
DLUHC protest by HASL gives Michael Gove eviction notice
Homelessness

‘It’s unforgivable’: Michael Gove served ‘eviction notice’ by protesters over rising homelessness