Renting

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

The savings in benefits and temporary accommodation costs could pay for building even more desperately needed social homes, a new study has found.

Just two regions in England have affordable rents for poorest families
Housing

Just two regions in England have affordable rents for poorest families

ONS figures highlight the huge cost of renting across the country as millions of families are hit with an £80 a month universal credit cut.

Covid eviction hearings making people homeless last just minutes
Housing

Covid eviction hearings making people homeless last just minutes

Big Issue founder Lord John Bird has called on ministers to deliver on promise to scrap no fault evictions as Bureau of Investigative Journalism finds evictions are approved in 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’

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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

Bailiff evictions ban extended but debts still pose threat to renters
Housing

Bailiff evictions ban extended but debts still pose threat to renters

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

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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