Social housing

‘It’s unforgivable’: Michael Gove served ‘eviction notice’ by protesters over rising homelessness
Homelessness

‘It’s unforgivable’: Michael Gove served ‘eviction notice’ by protesters over rising homelessness

Families from Housing Action Southwark and Lambeth marched on the government’s housing headquarters in protest at the country’s homelessness crisis

Awaab’s Law: Why the government is forcing failing landlords to fix social housing more quickly
Baroness Jane Scott

Awaab’s Law: Why the government is forcing failing landlords to fix social housing more quickly

New measures under Awaab’s Law and the Social Housing Regulation Act are intended to drive up social housing standards. Too many tenants have been let down, writes social housing minister Baroness Jane Scott

Investment in social housing is an investment in people
John Bird

Investment in social housing is an investment in people

Let us commit to building more social housing and, at the same time, make it more equitable by helping its occupants to get out of poverty

Stop service charge ‘scam’ costing people thousands, Tories told: ‘It’s dishonest’
Housing

Stop service charge ‘scam’ costing people thousands, Tories told: ‘It’s dishonest’

Local authority funding crisis ‘putting future of council housing under threat’
Social housing

Local authority funding crisis ‘putting future of council housing under threat’

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Housing estate plagued by mould, damp and dire conditions. Now, residents are fighting back
Housing

Housing estate plagued by mould, damp and dire conditions. Now, residents are fighting back

Number of people sleeping rough in England more than double than when Tories came to power
Homelessness

Number of people sleeping rough in England more than double than when Tories came to power

Selling off social housing stinks of short-term thinking from local councils
Housing

Selling off social housing stinks of short-term thinking from local councils

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

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

George Clarke: ‘My absolute driver for the rest of my days will be the f**king housing crisis’
TV

George Clarke: ‘My absolute driver for the rest of my days will be the f**king housing crisis’

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

‘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

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

Mum with human waste dripping down kitchen walls wins gruelling legal battle against landlord
Social housing

Mum with human waste dripping down kitchen walls wins gruelling legal battle against landlord

Awaab Ishak: Toddler’s death from mould leads to record social housing complaints
Social housing

Awaab Ishak: Toddler’s death from mould leads to record social housing complaints

Community land trusts are the next social housing revolution: ‘It’s about empowering people’ 
The Future of Housing

Community land trusts are the next social housing revolution: ‘It’s about empowering people’ 

Building more social and affordable housing could save taxpayers £1.5 billion a year, academics say
Housing crisis

Building more social and affordable housing could save taxpayers £1.5 billion a year, academics say

Are social rent homes really the ‘silver bullet’ to fix UK’s housing crisis?
Social rent

Are social rent homes really the ‘silver bullet’ to fix UK’s housing crisis?

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Our housing crisis has been building for years
John Bird

Our housing crisis has been building for years

Six years on from Grenfell: This is life in the shadow of the tower
Grenfell

Six years on from Grenfell: This is life in the shadow of the tower

The number of households living in temporary accommodation in England is now at the highest point on record
Homelessness

The number of households living in temporary accommodation in England is now at the highest point on record

Sadiq Khan smashes council house building target as London builds double the rest of England
Housing criis

Sadiq Khan smashes council house building target as London builds double the rest of England