Affordable Housing

Housing estate residents fear their family homes being bulldozed to make way for 'gentrification'
Housing

Housing estate residents fear their family homes being bulldozed to make way for 'gentrification'

Residents from the Uplands estate in Runcorn are up in arms over plans to regenerate their estate, which they fear would mean fewer houses than currently exist. The Big Issue went to meet them
When will house prices go down?
will house prices go down
House Prices

When will house prices go down?

Tories have failed – only Labour has vision and will to tackle homelessness, says shadow minister
Mike Amesbury
Mike Amesbury MP

Tories have failed – only Labour has vision and will to tackle homelessness, says shadow minister

Affordable housing straight from the factory floor: Could modular homes help end homelessness?
Housing

Affordable housing straight from the factory floor: Could modular homes help end homelessness?

How we can end the housing crisis and fix the UK, explained
Rachael Williamson and John Perry

How we can end the housing crisis and fix the UK, explained

Why The Big Issue has launched a new campaign to End Housing Insecurity Now
Illustration of people and houses
Paul McNamee

Why The Big Issue has launched a new campaign to End Housing Insecurity Now

Whenever the government wants to distract us from the important stuff, there's a crackdown
Two doughnuts with pink icing
Paul McNamee

Whenever the government wants to distract us from the important stuff, there's a crackdown

There's a letting agency actually trying to fix the housing crisis. Here’s how
Homes for Good, Glasgow housing
Housing

There's a letting agency actually trying to fix the housing crisis. Here’s how

Affordable housing is in short supply - here's what other countries are doing about it
Affordable student housing in Denmark
Housing

Affordable housing is in short supply - here's what other countries are doing about it

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

Why we need to create decent and affordable homes for all

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

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

Landlords set to pass on mortgage rate hikes to tenants
Renting

Landlords set to pass on mortgage rate hikes to tenants

Will a stamp duty cut fix the housing crisis?
stamp duty
Stamp Duty

Will a stamp duty cut fix the housing crisis?

6 things we learned from the government’s new rough sleeping strategy
rough sleeping
Rough sleeping

6 things we learned from the government’s new rough sleeping strategy

Calls for social housing rent strike after government rejects freeze
social housing
Social housing

Calls for social housing rent strike after government rejects freeze

Housing activists launch campaign calling for Airbnb regulation
Airbnb

Housing activists launch campaign calling for Airbnb regulation

90% of rented homes in England unaffordable for people on housing benefit
housing benefit
RENTING

90% of rented homes in England unaffordable for people on housing benefit

Sadiq Khan's Right to Buy-back scheme leads to return of 1,500 council homes
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan visits new council homes at Agar Grove in Camden in November 2021.
Right to Buy

Sadiq Khan's Right to Buy-back scheme leads to return of 1,500 council homes

First-time buyers have seen house prices surge three times faster than before Covid
first time buyers
Housing

First-time buyers have seen house prices surge three times faster than before Covid

These innovative affordable housing projects are up for a prestigious architecture award
affordable housing Lovedon Fields Winchester
Affordable Housing

These innovative affordable housing projects are up for a prestigious architecture award

Revealed: At least 30,000 people have waited 10 years for social housing
Image of council housing flats
Social housing

Revealed: At least 30,000 people have waited 10 years for social housing

Will 50-year mortgages help tackle the housing crisis?
Home ownership

Will 50-year mortgages help tackle the housing crisis?

Three quarters of Brits back rent controls to solve England’s housing crisis
rent controls
Renting

Three quarters of Brits back rent controls to solve England’s housing crisis

Lack of affordable housing leaves councils struggling to help families facing homelessness
tent for person facing homelessness
Homelessness

Lack of affordable housing leaves councils struggling to help families facing homelessness

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis donates land for social housing
Glastonbury Festival
Housing

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis donates land for social housing