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

Campaigners hold fake award ceremony outside landlord’s office over £200-a-month rent hike
renting protest in Glasgow
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Campaigners hold fake award ceremony outside landlord’s office over £200-a-month rent hike

90% of rented homes in England unaffordable for people on housing benefit
housing benefit
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90% of rented homes in England unaffordable for people on housing benefit

New PM must prevent soaring homelessness from becoming Tories’ ‘tragic legacy’
Homelessness
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New PM must prevent soaring homelessness from becoming Tories’ ‘tragic legacy’

Number of tenants being evicted by landlords for rent arrears is highest since records began
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Number of tenants being evicted by landlords for rent arrears is highest since records began

Renters fear landlords will pass on biggest interest rates hike in 27 years
bank of england raise interest rates but what will it mean for renters
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Renters fear landlords will pass on biggest interest rates hike in 27 years

Liz Truss vows to make rent payments count in mortgage assessments if she’s named prime minister
Liz Truss
Tory Leadership Race

Liz Truss vows to make rent payments count in mortgage assessments if she’s named prime minister

Record numbers of people faced homelessness due to ‘no-fault’ evictions at the start of 2022
homelessness
Homelessness

Record numbers of people faced homelessness due to ‘no-fault’ evictions at the start of 2022

Estate agents caught saying they don't rent homes to people on benefits
rent benefits discrimination protest Acorn Liverpool
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Estate agents caught saying they don't rent homes to people on benefits

‘We’ve had no sleep and the kids are off school’: Life in crowded rental homes during a 40C heatwave
heatwave rental homes
UK HEATWAVE

‘We’ve had no sleep and the kids are off school’: Life in crowded rental homes during a 40C heatwave

Concern grows that rise in holiday lets is depriving communities of much-needed housing
The rooftops and sandy beaches of St Ives in Cornwall are set against the blue background of the sea
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Concern grows that rise in holiday lets is depriving communities of much-needed housing

Scottish government accused of failing tenants by voting down rent freeze
rent freeze Living Rent campaigners
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Scottish government accused of failing tenants by voting down rent freeze

Three quarters of Brits back rent controls to solve England’s housing crisis
rent controls
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Three quarters of Brits back rent controls to solve England’s housing crisis

Renters Reform Bill: Government unveils plans to help renters
To Let signs fill a wall in King's Cross, London.
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Renters Reform Bill: Government unveils plans to help renters

Social landlords could face unlimited fines and 'Ofsted-style' inspections under new Social Housing Bill
Social housing

Social landlords could face unlimited fines and 'Ofsted-style' inspections under new Social Housing Bill

These pensioners are on a rent strike over surging service charges
rent strike Oxford
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These pensioners are on a rent strike over surging service charges

40% of landlords say they would not rent out their property to people on benefits
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40% of landlords say they would not rent out their property to people on benefits

'They wanted pet rent': Intense competition for a home leaves renters facing extraordinary demands
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'They wanted pet rent': Intense competition for a home leaves renters facing extraordinary demands

The number of ‘no-fault’ evictions being handed out to renters is now 30% higher than pre-Covid
eviction
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The number of ‘no-fault’ evictions being handed out to renters is now 30% higher than pre-Covid

5 ways to get help if you're in a dispute with your landlord
complain landlord
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5 ways to get help if you're in a dispute with your landlord