Housing

Tories have failed to end rough sleeping – so now they're trying to police it out of existence
The Criminal Justice Bill criminalises rough sleeping
Tom Kerridge

Tories have failed to end rough sleeping – so now they're trying to police it out of existence

The Criminal Justice Bill will continue England's 200-year-old history of criminalising rough sleeping. It must be scrapped, writes Centrepoint's Dr Tom Kerridge
Labour promises wave of new towns if elected. But will they make a dent in UK's housing crisis?
Angela Rayner announces Labour new town plan
Housing

Labour promises wave of new towns if elected. But will they make a dent in UK's housing crisis?

Bob Vylan: 'Is it OK for me to cry? As a man you can feel there's not space to be vulnerable'
Bob Vylan
Music

Bob Vylan: 'Is it OK for me to cry? As a man you can feel there's not space to be vulnerable'

Homelessness has exploded since I slept on the streets. Here's how to end it once and for all
Matthew Torbitt

Homelessness has exploded since I slept on the streets. Here's how to end it once and for all

Gen Z want to buy houses, smoke weed and do crimes, report finds. What does this mean for UK's future?
Generation Z

Gen Z want to buy houses, smoke weed and do crimes, report finds. What does this mean for UK's future?

'Each brush tells a story of hope': Homeless artist hosts exhibition to help himself off the streets
homeless artist David Bedford
Homelessness

'Each brush tells a story of hope': Homeless artist hosts exhibition to help himself off the streets

Poverty prevention is our best hope. Here's some tangible ways to keep people warm, dry and fed
Tom Clark

Poverty prevention is our best hope. Here's some tangible ways to keep people warm, dry and fed

Over 90,000 households threatened with no-fault evictions since Tories promised to ban them
Renters angry at no-fault evictions, Renters Reform Bill delay and a lack of rent controls
RENTING

Over 90,000 households threatened with no-fault evictions since Tories promised to ban them

Starmer warned over glaring omission in Labour's six general election pledges: 'I'm disappointed'
Housing crisis

Starmer warned over glaring omission in Labour's six general election pledges: 'I'm disappointed'

Stacey Solomon is not afraid of having a go. She even makes DIY look easy
Lucy Sweet

Stacey Solomon is not afraid of having a go. She even makes DIY look easy

Scottish government is declaring a national housing emergency – but what does it actually mean?
Scottish first minister John Swinney
Housing

Scottish government is declaring a national housing emergency – but what does it actually mean?

Home Office drops plan to arrest homeless people if they smell
Homelessness

Home Office drops plan to arrest homeless people if they smell

Moving our bodies is good for our mental health, so what's stopping us?
moving mental health
Oliver Chantler

Moving our bodies is good for our mental health, so what's stopping us?

'We're needed more than ever': Big Issue's work has helped millions affected by poverty in last year
Big Issue Group

'We're needed more than ever': Big Issue's work has helped millions affected by poverty in last year

More than four in 10 council homes sold under Right to Buy now owned by private landlords
council homes sold off under Right to Buy
Social housing

More than four in 10 council homes sold under Right to Buy now owned by private landlords

Madness legend Suggs: 'I loved growing up in a council flat. I couldn't be prouder of the fact'
Music

Madness legend Suggs: 'I loved growing up in a council flat. I couldn't be prouder of the fact'

Poverty eats away at all it touches – it must be dug out at its roots
The Criminal Justice Bill could be set to criminalise homelessness and rough sleeping
John Bird

Poverty eats away at all it touches – it must be dug out at its roots

'Real change is essential': Our blueprint for change shows how Sunak and Starmer can end poverty for good
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
Big Issue

'Real change is essential': Our blueprint for change shows how Sunak and Starmer can end poverty for good

There's a chronic shortage of social housing. Here's how the government can begin to fix it
social housing shortages in England
Social housing

There's a chronic shortage of social housing. Here's how the government can begin to fix it

Number of women sleeping rough on England's street may be nine times higher than government thinks
homeless women are counted in the women's rough sleeping census
Homelessness

Number of women sleeping rough on England's street may be nine times higher than government thinks

This chef walks the streets of London serving piping hot lasagne to rough sleepers: 'We won't stop coming'
dean collins/ feeding communities homeless
Homelessness

This chef walks the streets of London serving piping hot lasagne to rough sleepers: 'We won't stop coming'

Feeling like change in the UK isn't possible? Let these 28 purposeful campaigns prove otherwise
Activism

Feeling like change in the UK isn't possible? Let these 28 purposeful campaigns prove otherwise

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'

The places in England and Wales hit hardest by soaring rent crisis, revealed
properties to rent in England
RENTING

The places in England and Wales hit hardest by soaring rent crisis, revealed

Disabled renters need protection – and the Tories' watered-down renter reforms don't deliver it
spring budget/ disabled people
Nadia Whittome

Disabled renters need protection – and the Tories' watered-down renter reforms don't deliver it