HOUSING

Councils back The Big Issue’s Stop Mass Homelessness campaign
Housing

Councils back The Big Issue’s Stop Mass Homelessness campaign

Local authorities in Wakefield and Brent are leading the way in demanding action to Stop Mass Homelessness this winter.

Social housing tenants block roads in protest outside £345-a-head UK Housing Awards
Social housing

Social housing tenants block roads in protest outside £345-a-head UK Housing Awards

Suited and booted guests endured shouts of “shame on you” from protesters as they made their way inside.

This man was sleeping at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 when Covid hit. Now he’s made a film about it
Homelessness

This man was sleeping at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 when Covid hit. Now he’s made a film about it

The Everyone In scheme offered hope that street homelessness could be ended for good. In new film 90 Days of Hope, journalist Paul Atherton chronicles how the scheme took off from his sleeping spot at Heathrow.

Smoke alarms will finally be required in social housing – almost five years after Grenfell
Fire Safety

Smoke alarms will finally be required in social housing – almost five years after Grenfell

‘It’s their family’: How homeless people with dogs got through the pandemic
homelessness

‘It’s their family’: How homeless people with dogs got through the pandemic

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How to find out if your home is likely to flood – and what help you can get
Climate crisis

How to find out if your home is likely to flood – and what help you can get

Revealed: Thousands of homes being built on floodplains ignore climate change risk
Housing

Revealed: Thousands of homes being built on floodplains ignore climate change risk

Police arrest 119 people at protest to support jailed Insulate Britain activists
Insulate Britain

Police arrest 119 people at protest to support jailed Insulate Britain activists

Homelessness could cost the government £2.6bn a year without action
Stop Mass Homelessness

Homelessness could cost the government £2.6bn a year without action

Robert Jenrick’s ‘unlawful’ approval of Tory donor’s £1bn development is reversed
Housing

Robert Jenrick’s ‘unlawful’ approval of Tory donor’s £1bn development is reversed

‘It’s beyond belief’: Only one social home built for every 195 households on waiting lists
Social Housing

‘It’s beyond belief’: Only one social home built for every 195 households on waiting lists

New Holloway Prison site will have homes for women leaving the justice system
Housing

New Holloway Prison site will have homes for women leaving the justice system

Rent increases hit 13-year high as people flock back to cities
Renting

Rent increases hit 13-year high as people flock back to cities

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Evictions tripled in the three months after ban ended
Housing

Evictions tripled in the three months after ban ended

Sir Geoffrey Cox ‘should resign’ over two homes revelations
Politics

Sir Geoffrey Cox ‘should resign’ over two homes revelations

Gove: Leaseholders shouldn’t pay to remove flammable cladding from homes
Housing

Gove: Leaseholders shouldn’t pay to remove flammable cladding from homes

EU citizens in Britain are three times more likely to sleep rough than everyone else
Housing

EU citizens in Britain are three times more likely to sleep rough than everyone else

All housing doesn’t mean good housing. We can’t let people live in squalor
Kwajo Tweneboa

All housing doesn’t mean good housing. We can’t let people live in squalor

These zero-carbon homes for homeless people offer a future for green housing
Housing

These zero-carbon homes for homeless people offer a future for green housing

COP26: Climate campaigners take over council building to offer beds to activists
Housing

COP26: Climate campaigners take over council building to offer beds to activists

25,000 Section 21 eviction notices have been handed out since Theresa May vowed to scrap them
Housing

25,000 Section 21 eviction notices have been handed out since Theresa May vowed to scrap them

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Number of people living on the street in London is highest since 2019
Housing

Number of people living on the street in London is highest since 2019

‘We must act now’: The number of households threatened with homelessness doubled after lockdown
Housing

‘We must act now’: The number of households threatened with homelessness doubled after lockdown

Leaseholders caught up in cladding crisis call for homegrown solution to sky-high bills
Housing

Leaseholders caught up in cladding crisis call for homegrown solution to sky-high bills

Family left with sewage running down kitchen walls for months
Housing

Family left with sewage running down kitchen walls for months

Government announces £65m fund to support struggling renters
Housing

Government announces £65m fund to support struggling renters

How you can make your home energy efficient
Housing

How you can make your home energy efficient

Moving private renters into social homes could save the government £2billion a year
Housing

Moving private renters into social homes could save the government £2billion a year

Children in poverty 70% more likely to develop asthma for life
Social Justice

Children in poverty 70% more likely to develop asthma for life

‘My parents tried to pray for me’: How prejudice is driving LGBTQ+ homelessness
Social Justice

‘My parents tried to pray for me’: How prejudice is driving LGBTQ+ homelessness

Michael Gove must create a national Housing First programme
Opinion

Michael Gove must create a national Housing First programme

Meet the campaigner launching the ‘Uber for homelessness’
Housing

Meet the campaigner launching the ‘Uber for homelessness’

Volunteer-led homeless outreach team having to expand as crisis worsens
Housing

Volunteer-led homeless outreach team having to expand as crisis worsens