Housing crisis

'Shameful' housing crisis leaves almost 140,000 children living in temporary accommodation
children living in temporary accommodation
homelessness

'Shameful' housing crisis leaves almost 140,000 children living in temporary accommodation

Tories yet again fail to hit housebuilding target – and it's only going to get worse, experts say
housebuilding
Housing crisis

Tories yet again fail to hit housebuilding target – and it's only going to get worse, experts say

Louis Theroux leads calls to help 131,000 children waking up homeless on Christmas Day
Louis Theroux on homelessness
homelessness

Louis Theroux leads calls to help 131,000 children waking up homeless on Christmas Day

One in four who go to councils for help with homelessness will be 'turned away' this Christmas
rough sleeping
Rough sleeping

One in four who go to councils for help with homelessness will be 'turned away' this Christmas

Teacher forced to sleep rough at Heathrow Airport calls on government to ban no-fault evictions
Steve is facing a no-fault eviction and could be homeless in Heathrow
End Housing Insecurity Now

Teacher forced to sleep rough at Heathrow Airport calls on government to ban no-fault evictions

How many empty homes are there in the UK?
How many empty homes are there in the UK? The Big Issue investigates. Image credit: Estate Agent Networking / Pixabay
Housing

How many empty homes are there in the UK?

Sadiq Khan gives councils new powers to buy 10,000 homes and take on social housing crisis
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan
Housing crisis

Sadiq Khan gives councils new powers to buy 10,000 homes and take on social housing crisis

Revolving door of housing ministers is making housing crisis worse – this has to change
Muyiwa Oki

Revolving door of housing ministers is making housing crisis worse – this has to change

No-fault evictions soar in England as situation for renters 'set to become even more bleak'
renters facing a no-fault eviction
Renting

No-fault evictions soar in England as situation for renters 'set to become even more bleak'

Mum with human waste dripping down kitchen walls wins gruelling legal battle against landlord
Social housing tenant Dawn Page took on housing association Clarion with Kwajo Tweneboa
Social housing

Mum with human waste dripping down kitchen walls wins gruelling legal battle against landlord

Four things the next government can and must do to end homelessness once and for all
Sharon and Billy have experienced homelessness
Rick Henderson

Four things the next government can and must do to end homelessness once and for all

Shareholders are pocketing billions in dividends – and it's making UK's housing crisis worse
Shareholder dividends are making the housing crisis worse
Tom Archer, Ian Cole

Shareholders are pocketing billions in dividends – and it's making UK's housing crisis worse

How Marvel's Spider-Man 2 video game perfectly exemplifies UK's housing crisis
Marvel's Spider-Man 2 on the PlayStation 5
Liam Geraghty

How Marvel's Spider-Man 2 video game perfectly exemplifies UK's housing crisis

Bill to reform rental market and ban no-fault evictions to get second reading after lengthy delay
Renters Reform Bill campaigners call for no-fault evictions to be scrapped
Renting

Bill to reform rental market and ban no-fault evictions to get second reading after lengthy delay

Labour vs Conservatives: Who has the right plan to end the UK housing crisis?
Conservatives' Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer of Labour went head to head in party conference speeches but which one tackled the housing crisis head on
Rachael Williamson

Labour vs Conservatives: Who has the right plan to end the UK housing crisis?

‘It’s a humanitarian crisis’: Homeless families in temporary accommodation highest since records began
Martin has faced homelessness and lived in temporary accommodation
homelessness

‘It’s a humanitarian crisis’: Homeless families in temporary accommodation highest since records began

What we can learn from Wales' 'world-leading' plan to end homelessness once and for all
Climate change minister Julie James has laid out plans to end homelessness in Wales
Homelessness

What we can learn from Wales' 'world-leading' plan to end homelessness once and for all

Renters 'age faster' than homeowners, according to science – but effects can be reversed
renters are ageing faster than homeowners
Renting

Renters 'age faster' than homeowners, according to science – but effects can be reversed

Here's what would happen if Prince William opened up royal palaces to homeless people
Prince William launches Homewards
Homelessness

Here's what would happen if Prince William opened up royal palaces to homeless people

Building more social and affordable housing could save taxpayers £1.5 billion a year, academics say
Goldsmith Street in Norwich has been held up as a good example of social housing to tackle the housing crisis and end homelessness
Housing crisis

Building more social and affordable housing could save taxpayers £1.5 billion a year, academics say

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