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Council tax will soar for millions in April. Here's how we got into this mess
council tax
Council tax

Council tax will soar for millions in April. Here's how we got into this mess

Utopian visions of living are neglecting public housing. That must change
How a city of the future might look
Des Fitzgerald

Utopian visions of living are neglecting public housing. That must change

No-fault eviction notice periods must be increased to four months, government told
Protesters with coloured placards
Renters Reform Bill

No-fault eviction notice periods must be increased to four months, government told

Selling off social housing stinks of short-term thinking from local councils
Boarded-up empty end-of-terrace house in north london.
Housing

Selling off social housing stinks of short-term thinking from local councils

Jeremy Hunt to unveil 99% mortgages in Spring Budget. But what does it mean for housing crisis?
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is reportedly considering a 99% mortgage scheme
Housing

Jeremy Hunt to unveil 99% mortgages in Spring Budget. But what does it mean for housing crisis?

'It's a win-win solution': Building social housing could add £50bn to UK economy, study finds
build social housing to end the housing crisis
Housing crisis

'It's a win-win solution': Building social housing could add £50bn to UK economy, study finds

Stroke victim is a 'prisoner in his front room' – so these hero builders are stepping in to change that
Band of builders

Stroke victim is a 'prisoner in his front room' – so these hero builders are stepping in to change that

Why delay on no-fault eviction ban is dangerous for disabled renters: 'We must end this cruel law'
Section 21 eviction
Mikey Erhardt

Why delay on no-fault eviction ban is dangerous for disabled renters: 'We must end this cruel law'

'An amazing U-turn': Home Office drops bid to allow asylum seekers to live in unsafe housing
Asylum seekers risked being left
Immigration

'An amazing U-turn': Home Office drops bid to allow asylum seekers to live in unsafe housing

How iconic arts venue graced by Elton John and Amy Winehouse is helping homeless people
union chapel
Community activism

How iconic arts venue graced by Elton John and Amy Winehouse is helping homeless people

Housing legal aid ‘on brink of collapse’, experts warn
legal aid protest
Justice

Housing legal aid ‘on brink of collapse’, experts warn

Renters in Scotland face 'tidal wave of evictions' as rent cap and eviction ban comes to an end
Scottish renters want Patrick Harvie and other ministers to take action to protect them from end of the rent cap
RENTING

Renters in Scotland face 'tidal wave of evictions' as rent cap and eviction ban comes to an end

'Mr Sunak, do something': Big Issue vendors lead call for PM to protect renters from homelessness
End Housing Insecurity Now

'Mr Sunak, do something': Big Issue vendors lead call for PM to protect renters from homelessness

Landlords need to accept responsibility not only for the housing crisis – but for our misery
Against Landlords is a book by Nick Bano
Nick Bano

Landlords need to accept responsibility not only for the housing crisis – but for our misery

'The most vile place I've ever seen': Families stuck in 'uninhabitable' temporary housing
Windsor House, London Road, in the borough of Croydon – home to 'uninhabitable' temporary accommodation
Housing crisis

'The most vile place I've ever seen': Families stuck in 'uninhabitable' temporary housing

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Housing and homelessness
Changemakers 2024

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Housing and homelessness

Protect tenants from living in mould, damp and 'third-world poverty conditions', government told
Rochdale toddler Awaab Ishak died due to damp and mould in his social housing flat
Housing

Protect tenants from living in mould, damp and 'third-world poverty conditions', government told

'Lonely and expensive': London is becoming less 'liveable' than other European cities, study finds
Cities

'Lonely and expensive': London is becoming less 'liveable' than other European cities, study finds

NRLA boss Ben Beadle: 'We must not ignore landlords who are failing to do the right thing'
what is a housing crash
Ben Beadle

NRLA boss Ben Beadle: 'We must not ignore landlords who are failing to do the right thing'

Two-thirds of government's £4.2bn housebuilding fund remains unspent – so we spent it for them
Housing crisis

Two-thirds of government's £4.2bn housebuilding fund remains unspent – so we spent it for them