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Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby: ‘We need to end short-termism to fix the housing crisis’
Housing crisis

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby: ‘We need to end short-termism to fix the housing crisis’

The Church of England has unveiled a long-term vision to fix England’s housing crisis through the creation of a new Climate Change Committee-style national housing body

Renting reforms risk ‘trapping’ victims of domestic violence with abusers, government warned
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Renting reforms risk ‘trapping’ victims of domestic violence with abusers, government warned

MPs will debate controversial government amendments to ‘water down’ the Renters Reform Bill when it is back in parliament on 24 April

Renters being forced to move house costs £550m per year: ‘I’m always in fight or flight’
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Renters being forced to move house costs £550m per year: ‘I’m always in fight or flight’

An estimated 830,000 renters were forced to move home against their will in the last 12 months, a YouGov poll has found. Shelter chief executive Polly Neate says that’s why rent reforms should defend renters’ rights to a stable home

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?

‘It’s an epidemic’: 1.4 million workers trapped in insecure jobs are stuck in precarious rented homes
Employment

‘It’s an epidemic’: 1.4 million workers trapped in insecure jobs are stuck in precarious rented homes

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It’s five years and four PMs since Tory vow to ban no-fault evictions. Why are we still waiting?
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It’s five years and four PMs since Tory vow to ban no-fault evictions. Why are we still waiting?

No-fault evictions put households at risk of homelessness over 80,000 times since Tory ban pledge
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No-fault evictions put households at risk of homelessness over 80,000 times since Tory ban pledge

Rent will rise faster than wages for years, think tank warns: ‘Nowhere to hide from housing crisis’
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Rent will rise faster than wages for years, think tank warns: ‘Nowhere to hide from housing crisis’

Sadiq Khan promises 6,000 rent control homes for London key workers: ‘I’ll be a renters’ champion’
Housing

Sadiq Khan promises 6,000 rent control homes for London key workers: ‘I’ll be a renters’ champion’

Artist with autism uses drawing to make sense of the trauma of losing his home
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Artist with autism uses drawing to make sense of the trauma of losing his home

Single mum with arthritis faces homelessness after ‘absolutely disgusting’ no-fault eviction
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Single mum with arthritis faces homelessness after ‘absolutely disgusting’ no-fault eviction

Local housing allowance is finally going up. But is it anything more than just a short-term fix?
Benefits

Local housing allowance is finally going up. But is it anything more than just a short-term fix?

Leaked letter to Tory MPs reveals renting reforms will be ‘watered down’ to ‘appease landlords’
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Leaked letter to Tory MPs reveals renting reforms will be ‘watered down’ to ‘appease landlords’

Too many elderly renters in England are scared and living in poverty. Here’s how we can help them
Joanna Elson

Too many elderly renters in England are scared and living in poverty. Here’s how we can help them

I’m 67 and working as a cabby. Rent and cost of living means I’ll never be able to afford to retire
Renting

I’m 67 and working as a cabby. Rent and cost of living means I’ll never be able to afford to retire

Spring Budget: Rent campaigners accuse Jeremy Hunt of ‘landlord giveaway’ capital gains tax cut
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Spring Budget: Rent campaigners accuse Jeremy Hunt of ‘landlord giveaway’ capital gains tax cut

Spring Budget: Jeremy Hunt abandons divisive 99% mortgage scheme
Spring Budget

Spring Budget: Jeremy Hunt abandons divisive 99% mortgage scheme

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?

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

Housing legal aid ‘on brink of collapse’, experts warn
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Housing legal aid ‘on brink of collapse’, experts warn

Renters in Scotland face ‘tidal wave of evictions’ as rent cap and eviction ban comes to an end
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Renters in Scotland face ‘tidal wave of evictions’ as rent cap and eviction ban comes to an end

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Surge in number of no-fault evictions, figures show: ‘How are renters expected to live like this?’
Renting

Surge in number of no-fault evictions, figures show: ‘How are renters expected to live like this?’

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

Some renters are put off asking their landlords for repairs out of fear of rent increases
Renting

Some renters are put off asking their landlords for repairs out of fear of rent increases

Protect tenants from living in mould, damp and ‘third-world poverty conditions’, government told
Housing

Protect tenants from living in mould, damp and ‘third-world poverty conditions’, government told