Social housing

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

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

Here’s what Rishi Sunak or Liz Truss need to do in their first 100 days at 10 Downing Street to get to grips with housing and homelessness.

Calls for social housing rent strike after government rejects freeze
Social housing

Calls for social housing rent strike after government rejects freeze

The Westminster government has announced plans to cap social housing rents to protect tenants during the cost of living crisis – but campaigners wanted to see them frozen.

Sadiq Khan’s Right to Buy-back scheme leads to return of 1,500 council homes
Right to Buy

Sadiq Khan’s Right to Buy-back scheme leads to return of 1,500 council homes

Fourteen London councils have been given £152 million to purchase 1,577 homes that have been or will be converted to social rent or to house homeless families.

Government urged to step in following cyber attack at UK’s biggest housing association
Housing Associations

Government urged to step in following cyber attack at UK’s biggest housing association

Social housing tenants should get compensation for living in homes ‘unfit for human habitation’, say MPs
Social housing

Social housing tenants should get compensation for living in homes ‘unfit for human habitation’, say MPs

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My life on the frontline of Britain’s housing crisis
Charmain Bynoe

My life on the frontline of Britain’s housing crisis

Revealed: At least 30,000 people have waited 10 years for social housing
Social housing

Revealed: At least 30,000 people have waited 10 years for social housing

‘Another Grenfell will happen’ say survivors still fighting for justice
grenfell

‘Another Grenfell will happen’ say survivors still fighting for justice

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

Michael Gove vows to get tough with social housing landlords in warning over horror homes
Social Housing

Michael Gove vows to get tough with social housing landlords in warning over horror homes

‘It can’t be sustainable’: The hidden costs of demolishing council housing estates
Social housing

‘It can’t be sustainable’: The hidden costs of demolishing council housing estates

Housing association took over a year to deal with complaint of home with ‘mice in every room’
Social housing

Housing association took over a year to deal with complaint of home with ‘mice in every room’

Tenants in a block with mushrooms growing on the walls are refusing to pay their service charge
Social housing

Tenants in a block with mushrooms growing on the walls are refusing to pay their service charge

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Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis donates land for social housing
Housing

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis donates land for social housing

Almost 20,000 affordable homes have been lost by converting office blocks into housing
Affordable housing

Almost 20,000 affordable homes have been lost by converting office blocks into housing

End of controversial privatisation deal sees 4,000 social homes brought back under council control
Social housing

End of controversial privatisation deal sees 4,000 social homes brought back under council control

‘The land is worth more than the people’: East London residents unite to fight ‘slum landlord’
social housing

‘The land is worth more than the people’: East London residents unite to fight ‘slum landlord’

Sadiq Khan: ‘Council home building has been neglected by a generation of politicians’
Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan: ‘Council home building has been neglected by a generation of politicians’

Quarter of social housing tenants can’t afford upcoming rent rise, survey finds
Social Housing

Quarter of social housing tenants can’t afford upcoming rent rise, survey finds

Little Simz deservedly won a Brit award – where she lives is irrelevant
Sam Delaney

Little Simz deservedly won a Brit award – where she lives is irrelevant

Social housing: How one social enterprise is giving shelter to thousands
Social housing

Social housing: How one social enterprise is giving shelter to thousands

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Rents are rising at the fastest rate for five years
Renting

Rents are rising at the fastest rate for five years

Dragons’ Den star donates £10,000 to ‘incredible’ social housing activist Kwajo Tweneboa
Social Housing

Dragons’ Den star donates £10,000 to ‘incredible’ social housing activist Kwajo Tweneboa

Social housing sales drop 30% as campaigners call for ‘serious investment’ in home building
Social housing

Social housing sales drop 30% as campaigners call for ‘serious investment’ in home building

Under-fire Clarion Housing Association boss is ‘ashamed’ at state of social homes
Social Housing

Under-fire Clarion Housing Association boss is ‘ashamed’ at state of social homes

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