DEMAND AN END TO POVERTY THIS GENERAL ELECTION
TAKE ACTION

Renting

Labour manifesto: What we learned about Keir Starmer's plan to end the UK's housing crisis
Labour leader Keir Starmer launches manifesto including promises to fix the housing crisis
General election 2024

Labour manifesto: What we learned about Keir Starmer's plan to end the UK's housing crisis

The Labour manifesto includes a commitment to build social rent homes and ‘build on the lessons of the past’ to end homelessness
'Next government must fix our broken rental system': Political leaders told to stand up for renters
renters are demanding the next government protects them from poverty
RENTING

'Next government must fix our broken rental system': Political leaders told to stand up for renters

Number of pensioners in poverty will double by 2040 unless next government acts
pensioner poverty
Joanna Elson

Number of pensioners in poverty will double by 2040 unless next government acts

Is there really a 'clear plan' to tackle UK's housing crisis? Five things we learned from Tory manifesto
General election 2024

Is there really a 'clear plan' to tackle UK's housing crisis? Five things we learned from Tory manifesto

'I'm sad, angry and confused': These renters are being made homeless to house people already homeless
Renting

'I'm sad, angry and confused': These renters are being made homeless to house people already homeless

Is the homeownership dream over for young people? Here's how old the average first-time buyer really is
how old is the average first-time buyer
Homeownership

Is the homeownership dream over for young people? Here's how old the average first-time buyer really is

General Election 2024: What next for rental reforms? All parties must vow to support renters
Renters Reform Bill failed to tackling private renting crisis
Tom Darling

General Election 2024: What next for rental reforms? All parties must vow to support renters

10 ways the Tories categorically failed to end rough sleeping
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak have not solved rough sleeping
Rough sleeping

10 ways the Tories categorically failed to end rough sleeping

Building more social housing could save NHS and DWP billions – and add even more to UK's economy
a builder working on social housing
General election 2024

Building more social housing could save NHS and DWP billions – and add even more to UK's economy

TSB Bank forced to change buy-to-let mortgage policy after renters' furious sit-in protest
Renters from Acorn union occupied TSB branches to force a climbdown on buy-to-let mortgages
Renting

TSB Bank forced to change buy-to-let mortgage policy after renters' furious sit-in protest

Rents in UK are rising at highest rate in decades. Will they keep going up?
rents uk
Renting

Rents in UK are rising at highest rate in decades. Will they keep going up?

'More bad news for renters': Rental crisis continues with steep rent rises despite inflation falling
inflation is falling but rents are still rising at a faster rate than wages
RENTING

'More bad news for renters': Rental crisis continues with steep rent rises despite inflation falling

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

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

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

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

Number of homeless children in England at a record high: 'This needs to be a wake-up call'
homeless children protest at DLUHC
Homelessness

Number of homeless children in England at a record high: 'This needs to be a wake-up call'

Humza Yousaf has resigned – but rent controls 'can't be allowed to go with him', campaigners say
Scottish first minister Humza Yousaf is set to resign
Humza Yousaf

Humza Yousaf has resigned – but rent controls 'can't be allowed to go with him', campaigners say

Tory renting reforms pass Commons with no date for no-fault eviction ban: 'It needs major surgery'
Jacob Young on Renters Reform Bill
RENTING

Tory renting reforms pass Commons with no date for no-fault eviction ban: 'It needs major surgery'

Michael Gove U-turns on promise to ban no-fault evictions before general election
Michael Gove on no-fault evictions and the Renters Reform Bill
RENTING

Michael Gove U-turns on promise to ban no-fault evictions before general election

Tory renting reforms could be 'catastrophic' for victims of domestic abuse. Here's why
the Renters Reform Bill could have repercussions for women experiencing domestic abuse
Judith Vickress

Tory renting reforms could be 'catastrophic' for victims of domestic abuse. Here's why

Responsible landlords need confidence in Tory renting reforms to prevent homelessness
Ben Beadle

Responsible landlords need confidence in Tory renting reforms to prevent homelessness

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby: 'We need to end short-termism to fix the housing crisis'
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby
Housing crisis

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby: 'We need to end short-termism to fix the housing crisis'

Renting reforms risk 'trapping' victims of domestic violence with abusers, government warned
Renters Reform Bill domestic abuse warning
RENTING

Renting reforms risk 'trapping' victims of domestic violence with abusers, government warned

Renters being forced to move house costs £550m per year: 'I'm always in fight or flight'
renters are paying half a billion pounds for unwanted house moves
RENTING

Renters being forced to move house costs £550m per year: 'I'm always in fight or flight'