Social housing

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

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

Five years after the Grenfell tragedy took 72 lives, what has changed – and what change do we still need to fight for?

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

A new bill to address conditions in social housing will give new powers to tenants and regulators.

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

The housing secretary has written to the head of Clarion housing association after the Housing Ombudsman launched an investigation into leaks, damp and pest infestations, as well as complaint handling.

‘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’

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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

Campaigners welcome social housing bill but warn there’s no quick fix for Britain’s horror homes
Social housing

Campaigners welcome social housing bill but warn there’s no quick fix for Britain’s horror homes

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

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

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

Sadiq Khan demands improvements to London’s social homes with 1 in 7 not meeting basic standards
Social housing

Sadiq Khan demands improvements to London’s social homes with 1 in 7 not meeting basic standards

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

Social housing tenant hospitalised after ceiling collapses on her head
Social housing

Social housing tenant hospitalised after ceiling collapses on her head

Social housing tenants block roads in protest outside £345-a-head UK Housing Awards
Social housing

Social housing tenants block roads in protest outside £345-a-head UK Housing Awards

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‘It’s beyond belief’: Only one social home built for every 192 households on waiting lists
Social Housing

‘It’s beyond belief’: Only one social home built for every 192 households on waiting lists

All housing doesn’t mean good housing. We can’t let people live in squalor
Kwajo Tweneboa

All housing doesn’t mean good housing. We can’t let people live in squalor

These zero-carbon homes for homeless people offer a future for green housing
Housing

These zero-carbon homes for homeless people offer a future for green housing

Family left with sewage running down kitchen walls for months
Housing

Family left with sewage running down kitchen walls for months

How you can make your home energy efficient
Housing

How you can make your home energy efficient

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

World Homeless Day: Hungary made homelessness illegal, so activists are stepping up
Opinion

World Homeless Day: Hungary made homelessness illegal, so activists are stepping up

Londoners tackle housing crisis themselves with largest community building project yet
Housing

Londoners tackle housing crisis themselves with largest community building project yet

Make social housing warmer and greener, says minister
Housing

Make social housing warmer and greener, says minister

Spend big on social housing at Budget to ‘build back better’, urges Shelter
Housing

Spend big on social housing at Budget to ‘build back better’, urges Shelter

Battle to build ‘the social homes that Londoners need’ dominates mayor bid
Housing

Battle to build ‘the social homes that Londoners need’ dominates mayor bid

Social housing is 98% ’empty box’ unfurnished properties, report warns
Housing

Social housing is 98% ’empty box’ unfurnished properties, report warns

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