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Government will pay landlords 5 times more than it will spend on affordable housing in next 4 years
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Government will pay landlords 5 times more than it will spend on affordable housing in next 4 years

Campaigners halt eviction after man told his home is ‘no longer used for the Eritrean Community’
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Campaigners halt eviction after man told his home is ‘no longer used for the Eritrean Community’

Government urged to bring through rent reforms as evictions double
Renting reform could help prevent people like Asia from being evicted
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Government urged to bring through rent reforms as evictions double

Number of people sleeping rough for the first time in London increased by a third before Christmas
rough sleeping London
Rough sleeping

Number of people sleeping rough for the first time in London increased by a third before Christmas

Former Tory housing ministers agree Britain hasn’t built enough homes despite being in charge for 13 years
Sajid Javid is among the Tories who say Britain has not built enough homes
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Former Tory housing ministers agree Britain hasn’t built enough homes despite being in charge for 13 years

Bristol Council to ask government for powers to bring in rent controls as costs spiral
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Bristol Council to ask government for powers to bring in rent controls as costs spiral

There's a letting agency actually trying to fix the housing crisis. Here’s how
Homes for Good, Glasgow housing
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There's a letting agency actually trying to fix the housing crisis. Here’s how

Broken boiler left you with no heating or hot water? Here’s what to do if you rent
A man fixes a broken boiler
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Broken boiler left you with no heating or hot water? Here’s what to do if you rent

Renting is up and home ownership down since 2011, according to latest Census data 
How many empty homes are there in the UK? The Big Issue investigates. Image credit: Estate Agent Networking / Pixabay
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Renting is up and home ownership down since 2011, according to latest Census data 

Affordable housing is in short supply - here's what other countries are doing about it
Affordable student housing in Denmark
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Affordable housing is in short supply - here's what other countries are doing about it

What impact would a rent freeze have? Just ask tenants in Scotland
A sign saying
Rent freeze

What impact would a rent freeze have? Just ask tenants in Scotland

The disturbing parallels between Awaab Ishak’s death in Rochdale and the Grenfell Tower disaster
Awaab Ishak

The disturbing parallels between Awaab Ishak’s death in Rochdale and the Grenfell Tower disaster

‘I’ve asked for a dehumidifier for Christmas’: The renters living with damp and mould
Eleanor Crabb damp and mould
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‘I’ve asked for a dehumidifier for Christmas’: The renters living with damp and mould

Social housing rent rise cap still ‘inflicts hardship’ on most vulnerable, say campaigners
Jeremy Hunt Autumn Statement on social housing rents
Autumn Statement

Social housing rent rise cap still ‘inflicts hardship’ on most vulnerable, say campaigners

Number of renters facing eviction at ‘highest level ever’
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Number of renters facing eviction at ‘highest level ever’

Liz Truss says she will honour Tory pledge to ban no-fault evictions after all
Liz Truss says she will end the use of no-fault evictions
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Liz Truss says she will honour Tory pledge to ban no-fault evictions after all

Liz Truss may ‘betray renters’ and shelve manifesto promise to axe no-fault evictions
section 21 evictions
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Liz Truss may ‘betray renters’ and shelve manifesto promise to axe no-fault evictions

Landlords set to pass on mortgage rate hikes to tenants
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Landlords set to pass on mortgage rate hikes to tenants

Scotland introduces rent freeze and eviction ban to protect tenants from cost of living crisis
Nicola Sturgeoun announces rent freeze in Scotland
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Scotland introduces rent freeze and eviction ban to protect tenants from cost of living crisis

What should Liz Truss do in their first 100 days do to tackle the housing crisis?
Liz Truss, the next prime minster on housing
Housing

What should Liz Truss do in their first 100 days do to tackle the housing crisis?