Housing crisis

Here’s a radical idea to let communities buy empty homes and get rid of dodgy landlords
Housing crisis

Here’s a radical idea to let communities buy empty homes and get rid of dodgy landlords

The country isn’t building enough social houses, while dodgy landlords are getting away with renting squalid homes. Community Right to Buy could help fix both problems. Here’s how it works

Jeremy Hunt to unveil 99% mortgages in Spring Budget. But what does it mean for housing crisis?
Housing

Jeremy Hunt to unveil 99% mortgages in Spring Budget. But what does it mean for housing crisis?

A proposed 99% mortgage scheme could help some people into homeownership and get house prices climbing again. But the scheme could put homeowners at risk if they can’t keep up with high mortgage rates

‘It’s a win-win solution’: Building social housing could add £50bn to UK economy, study finds
Housing crisis

‘It’s a win-win solution’: Building social housing could add £50bn to UK economy, study finds

The next government should invest in building 90,000 social homes a year to not only end the housing crisis but give the taxpayer a boost on jobs and benefits as well as slashing homelessness, new analysis shows

Competition watchdog launches investigation into house builders over failure to build enough homes
Housing crisis

Competition watchdog launches investigation into house builders over failure to build enough homes

Landlord Tory MPs are trying to ‘gut’ protections for private renters, analysis shows
Renters Reform Bill

Landlord Tory MPs are trying to ‘gut’ protections for private renters, analysis shows

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Prince William to build social housing in his back garden to help end homelessness
Homelessness

Prince William to build social housing in his back garden to help end homelessness

When will house prices go down?
House Prices

When will house prices go down?

Rents in UK are rising at highest rate in decades. Will they keep going up?
Renting

Rents in UK are rising at highest rate in decades. Will they keep going up?

Councils need millions to prevent bankruptcy due to rising cost of homelessness: ‘It’s a national crisis’
Homelessness

Councils need millions to prevent bankruptcy due to rising cost of homelessness: ‘It’s a national crisis’

Landlords to get £70bn in government housing support. Here’s how that money could be better spent
A modest proposal

Landlords to get £70bn in government housing support. Here’s how that money could be better spent

Landlords need to accept responsibility not only for the housing crisis – but for our misery
Nick Bano

Landlords need to accept responsibility not only for the housing crisis – but for our misery

5 reasons why Sunak’s ‘British homes for British workers’ social housing plan is doomed to fail
Social housing

5 reasons why Sunak’s ‘British homes for British workers’ social housing plan is doomed to fail

Social housing at ‘breaking point’, housing ombudsman warns
Social housing

Social housing at ‘breaking point’, housing ombudsman warns

Outrage after one-year-old baby hospitalised six times due to damp and mould-ridden rental home
Housing

Outrage after one-year-old baby hospitalised six times due to damp and mould-ridden rental home

Two-thirds of government’s £4.2bn housebuilding fund remains unspent – so we spent it for them
Housing crisis

Two-thirds of government’s £4.2bn housebuilding fund remains unspent – so we spent it for them

Rebuilding Ukraine and fighting forced evictions: These projects will give you hope in 2024
World Habitat Awards

Rebuilding Ukraine and fighting forced evictions: These projects will give you hope in 2024

‘A national scandal’: Half of teachers in England work with homeless children, damning poll finds
homelessness

‘A national scandal’: Half of teachers in England work with homeless children, damning poll finds

More than 5,000 renters face being made homeless over Christmas, Labour says: ‘People are dying’
Renting

More than 5,000 renters face being made homeless over Christmas, Labour says: ‘People are dying’

‘Shameful’ housing crisis leaves almost 140,000 children living in temporary accommodation
homelessness

‘Shameful’ housing crisis leaves almost 140,000 children living in temporary accommodation

Tories yet again fail to hit housebuilding target – and it’s only going to get worse, experts say
Housing crisis

Tories yet again fail to hit housebuilding target – and it’s only going to get worse, experts say

Louis Theroux leads calls to help 131,000 children waking up homeless on Christmas Day
homelessness

Louis Theroux leads calls to help 131,000 children waking up homeless on Christmas Day

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Teacher forced to sleep rough at Heathrow Airport calls on government to ban no-fault evictions
End Housing Insecurity Now

Teacher forced to sleep rough at Heathrow Airport calls on government to ban no-fault evictions

How many empty homes are there in the UK?
Housing

How many empty homes are there in the UK?

Sadiq Khan gives councils new powers to buy 10,000 homes and take on social housing crisis
Housing crisis

Sadiq Khan gives councils new powers to buy 10,000 homes and take on social housing crisis

Revolving door of housing ministers is making housing crisis worse – this has to change
Muyiwa Oki

Revolving door of housing ministers is making housing crisis worse – this has to change