Renting

What should you do if you receive an eviction notice?
Evictions

What should you do if you receive an eviction notice?

The impact of Covid has led to a surge in evictions. Here’s what to do if you receive an eviction notice and are left facing homelessness.

Landlords want to rebrand as ‘small housing providers’ because they feel ‘vilified’
Housing

Landlords want to rebrand as ‘small housing providers’ because they feel ‘vilified’

Landlords say they are unfairly portrayed as “financial bogeymen” but campaign group Generation Rent scoffed at the idea they should instead be referred to as “housing providers”.

‘They’re making people homeless’: Over a hundred in London are facing a Christmas eviction
Renting

‘They’re making people homeless’: Over a hundred in London are facing a Christmas eviction

People living on the Clapham Park Estate in south London were told they had 28 days to find a new home just two weeks before Christmas Day.

Manchester City fans can now get housing advice at home games
Activism

Manchester City fans can now get housing advice at home games

Find out how many people in your area faced eviction during Covid
Evictions

Find out how many people in your area faced eviction during Covid

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One no-fault eviction every 32 minutes this winter unless evictions ban returns
Renting

One no-fault eviction every 32 minutes this winter unless evictions ban returns

How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time
Stop Mass Homelessness

How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time

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

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

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

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

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

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Covid eviction hearings making people homeless last just minutes
Housing

Covid eviction hearings making people homeless last just minutes

More than 1,500 households have been evicted from their homes since April
Housing

More than 1,500 households have been evicted from their homes since April

Eviction ban: ‘I received an eviction notice just before my parents’ funeral’
Housing

Eviction ban: ‘I received an eviction notice just before my parents’ funeral’

The roots of the impending eviction crisis are clear
Opinion

The roots of the impending eviction crisis are clear

Ending unfair evictions could slash homelessness and save £160m a year
Housing

Ending unfair evictions could slash homelessness and save £160m a year

Fancy a black mould ice cream? Renters to give out scoops in landlord protest
Housing

Fancy a black mould ice cream? Renters to give out scoops in landlord protest

This student beat her landlord in court then wrote her dissertation about it
Housing

This student beat her landlord in court then wrote her dissertation about it

Pay renters’ £300m debts or risk spending more on homelessness, MPs warn
Housing

Pay renters’ £300m debts or risk spending more on homelessness, MPs warn

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Renters ‘forgotten’ in Budget as campaigners warn of homelessness spike
Housing

Renters ‘forgotten’ in Budget as campaigners warn of homelessness spike

Jasmine’s Law: Fight goes on to stop ‘cruel’ no pets clauses for tenants
Housing

Jasmine’s Law: Fight goes on to stop ‘cruel’ no pets clauses for tenants

Renters face March homeless spike without eviction ban, say campaigners
Housing

Renters face March homeless spike without eviction ban, say campaigners

Just 10 days in Parliament left to stop 227,000 renters facing homelessness
Housing

Just 10 days in Parliament left to stop 227,000 renters facing homelessness

1.7 million renters face losing their job in the next three months, says poll
Housing

1.7 million renters face losing their job in the next three months, says poll

Three-month eviction ban coming to protect renters from COVID-19 disruption
Housing

Three-month eviction ban coming to protect renters from COVID-19 disruption

Five of England’s biggest letting agents have banned housing benefit tenants
Housing

Five of England’s biggest letting agents have banned housing benefit tenants

Renters are sharing their horror stories on Twitter
Housing

Renters are sharing their horror stories on Twitter