Housing crisis

Cornwall's second homeowners urged to donate £5.4million in energy rebates
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Cornwall's second homeowners urged to donate £5.4million in energy rebates

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

Over 1,300 Ukraine refugees have faced homelessness since arriving in England
Ukraine
Housing

Over 1,300 Ukraine refugees have faced homelessness since arriving in England

Major building society says it will stop offering mortgages on second homes
second homes
Second homes

Major building society says it will stop offering mortgages on second homes

Government urged to step in following cyber attack at UK’s biggest housing association
Clarion cyber attack
Housing Associations

Government urged to step in following cyber attack at UK’s biggest housing association

Homeless families are being moved out of Birmingham hotels ahead of the Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games Birmingha
Commonwealth Games

Homeless families are being moved out of Birmingham hotels ahead of the Commonwealth Games

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

Right to Buy: Fewer than half of homes sold off in the last year have been replaced
Right to Buy

Right to Buy: Fewer than half of homes sold off in the last year have been replaced

‘We’ve had no sleep and the kids are off school’: Life in crowded rental homes during a 40C heatwave
heatwave rental homes
UK HEATWAVE

‘We’ve had no sleep and the kids are off school’: Life in crowded rental homes during a 40C heatwave

Social housing tenants should get compensation for living in homes ‘unfit for human habitation’, say MPs
Image of houses, were many tenants in the UK live in appalling conditions.
Social housing

Social housing tenants should get compensation for living in homes ‘unfit for human habitation’, say MPs

Holiday lets outnumber homes to rent by 100 to 1 in UK’s staycation hotspots
holiday lets
Holiday homes

Holiday lets outnumber homes to rent by 100 to 1 in UK’s staycation hotspots

My life on the frontline of Britain's housing crisis
council housing
Charmain Bynoe

My life on the frontline of Britain's housing crisis

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

Michael Gove sacking is 'another blow for the housing crisis'
Michael Gove and Boris Johnson
Conservative Chaos

Michael Gove sacking is 'another blow for the housing crisis'

Why second homes are a problem for housing in the UK
second homes
Second homes

Why second homes are a problem for housing in the UK

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

Will 50-year mortgages help tackle the housing crisis?

MPs are three times more likely to own a second home than the general public
second homes and the housing crisis
Second homes

MPs are three times more likely to own a second home than the general public

Concern grows that rise in holiday lets is depriving communities of much-needed housing
The rooftops and sandy beaches of St Ives in Cornwall are set against the blue background of the sea
Renting

Concern grows that rise in holiday lets is depriving communities of much-needed housing

Scottish government accused of failing tenants by voting down rent freeze
rent freeze Living Rent campaigners
Renting

Scottish government accused of failing tenants by voting down rent freeze

The Welsh government is now offering to buy homes affected by the cladding crisis
cladding campaigner
Building Safety Crisis

The Welsh government is now offering to buy homes affected by the cladding crisis