Housing

Could a rent freeze be on the way?
RENTING

Could a rent freeze be on the way?

A rent freeze is in place in Scotland to tackle record prices and rising bils but will a form of rent controls follow in London and other parts of the UK?

Landlords set to pass on mortgage rate hikes to tenants
Renting

Landlords set to pass on mortgage rate hikes to tenants

Surging mortgage rates could see record rents growing further as affected landlords look to cover the rising cost of borrowing

Buying a home in the UK is more expensive than ever. When will house prices go down?
House Prices

Buying a home in the UK is more expensive than ever. When will house prices go down?

Despite household incomes being hit by the cost of living crisis, house prices have continued to surge. But will they finally start to fall in 2022?

Government told to fix broken temporary accommodation system as homelessness crisis set to worsen
Temporary accommodation

Government told to fix broken temporary accommodation system as homelessness crisis set to worsen

Homeless people are being ‘disproportionately criminalised’ by anti-social behaviour laws
Rough sleeping

Homeless people are being ‘disproportionately criminalised’ by anti-social behaviour laws

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The number of working people facing homelessness is rising sharply
Homelessness

The number of working people facing homelessness is rising sharply

Will a stamp duty cut fix the housing crisis?
Stamp Duty

Will a stamp duty cut fix the housing crisis?

A Michelin star chef is opening a pop-up restaurant staffed entirely by homeless people
homelessness

A Michelin star chef is opening a pop-up restaurant staffed entirely by homeless people

Eviction ban needed to prevent rough sleeping ‘catastrophe’, government told
Homelessness

Eviction ban needed to prevent rough sleeping ‘catastrophe’, government told

5 ways anti-homeless architecture is used to exclude people from public spaces
Homelessness

5 ways anti-homeless architecture is used to exclude people from public spaces

Fears homeless people will be moved out of Westminster ahead of the Queen’s funeral
Queen Elizabeth

Fears homeless people will be moved out of Westminster ahead of the Queen’s funeral

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

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

Rough sleeping minister Eddie Hughes quits just days after publication of rough sleeping strategy
rough sleeping

Rough sleeping minister Eddie Hughes quits just days after publication of rough sleeping strategy

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Scotland introduces rent freeze and eviction ban to protect tenants from cost of living crisis
Renting

Scotland introduces rent freeze and eviction ban to protect tenants from cost of living crisis

Striking photos taken by homeless photographers offer a rarely-seen view of London
Homelessness

Striking photos taken by homeless photographers offer a rarely-seen view of London

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?

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

Calls for social housing rent strike after government rejects freeze

Housing activists launch campaign calling for Airbnb regulation
Airbnb

Housing activists launch campaign calling for Airbnb regulation

The homeowners offering homeless people a place to stay
homelessness

The homeowners offering homeless people a place to stay

Campaigners hold fake award ceremony outside landlord’s office over £200-a-month rent hike
RENTING

Campaigners hold fake award ceremony outside landlord’s office over £200-a-month rent hike

90% of rented homes in England unaffordable for people on housing benefit
RENTING

90% of rented homes in England unaffordable for people on housing benefit

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New PM must prevent soaring homelessness from becoming Tories’ ‘tragic legacy’
HOMELESSNESS

New PM must prevent soaring homelessness from becoming Tories’ ‘tragic legacy’

Government told to double payments for Ukraine refugee hosts amid homelessness warning
UKRAINE

Government told to double payments for Ukraine refugee hosts amid homelessness warning

Homeless people get creative with self-portraits for new photo exhibition
Homelessness

Homeless people get creative with self-portraits for new photo exhibition

The number of children living in temporary accommodation in Scotland surges by almost a fifth
Homelessness

The number of children living in temporary accommodation in Scotland surges by almost a fifth

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