Housing

Here are the charities leading the fight against LGBTQ+ homelessness in the UK
LGBTQ+

Here are the charities leading the fight against LGBTQ+ homelessness in the UK

LGBTQ+ people make up almost a quarter of the country’s homeless youth population. These are the charities offering support.

Rents in the UK are rising at the highest rate for 14 years. Will they keep going up?
Renting

Rents in the UK are rising at the highest rate for 14 years. Will they keep going up?

As Zoopla and Rightmove report record average rent rises, The Big Issue looks at whether renters face more surges as the cost of living crisis continues to hit households.

5 ways to get help if you’re in a dispute with your landlord
Renting

5 ways to get help if you’re in a dispute with your landlord

The power balance between landlord and tenant is about to change after the government announced reforms. Here’s how you can solve your housing problems in the meantime.

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’

Women are asking to stay in prison beyond their sentence because they don’t have a home to go to
Homelessness

Women are asking to stay in prison beyond their sentence because they don’t have a home to go to

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Michael Gove promises Renters’ Reform Bill will deliver ‘new deal for renters’
Renting

Michael Gove promises Renters’ Reform Bill will deliver ‘new deal for renters’

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

What is the Renters’ Reform Bill and how will it change things for renters?
Renting

What is the Renters’ Reform Bill and how will it change things for renters?

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

Soaring cost of construction materials could impact home building
Housing

Soaring cost of construction materials could impact home building

Police forced to scrap order that banned a homeless man from carrying a cup
Homelessness

Police forced to scrap order that banned a homeless man from carrying a cup

‘Significant concerns’ over Ukraine refugees becoming homeless in UK
Homelessness

‘Significant concerns’ over Ukraine refugees becoming homeless in UK

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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?

Right to Buy: Boris Johnson’s plan to extend scheme branded the ‘opposite of what the country needs’
Right to Buy

Right to Buy: Boris Johnson’s plan to extend scheme branded the ‘opposite of what the country needs’

‘We can’t say we don’t know how to solve homelessness’: Charity says lockdown success leaves no excuses
Homelessness

‘We can’t say we don’t know how to solve homelessness’: Charity says lockdown success leaves no excuses

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?
Housing

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2022
Housing

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2022

More people deemed to be ‘living on London’s streets’ than last year
Rough sleeping

More people deemed to be ‘living on London’s streets’ than last year

What should you do if you receive an eviction notice?
Evictions

What should you do if you receive an eviction notice?

Section 21 notice: What is a no-fault eviction? Why are they being scrapped?
Renting

Section 21 notice: What is a no-fault eviction? Why are they being scrapped?

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Landlords are giving out ‘no-fault eviction’ notices every 7 minutes
Renting

Landlords are giving out ‘no-fault eviction’ notices every 7 minutes

Soup kitchen says it’s feeding young children every night as cost of living crisis hits
Cost of Living Crisis

Soup kitchen says it’s feeding young children every night as cost of living crisis hits

This tool will tell you how many empty homes there are in your area
Empty homes

This tool will tell you how many empty homes there are in your area

These striking photos of homeless people show the reality of life on Britain’s streets
Homelessness

These striking photos of homeless people show the reality of life on Britain’s streets

Tenants ‘attacked’ outside London estate agent during eviction protest
Renting

Tenants ‘attacked’ outside London estate agent during eviction protest

Building Safety Crisis: Gove unveils £5bn package to remove dangerous cladding from homes
Cladding

Building Safety Crisis: Gove unveils £5bn package to remove dangerous cladding from homes

Rented homes that pose a serious threat to health cost the NHS £340m a year
Renting

Rented homes that pose a serious threat to health cost the NHS £340m a year

‘I misspoke’: Lord Pickles apologises for ‘indifferent’ Grenfell Tower Inquiry gaffe
Grenfell

‘I misspoke’: Lord Pickles apologises for ‘indifferent’ Grenfell Tower Inquiry gaffe

Renters to hold protests across England this weekend over ‘broken system’
Renting

Renters to hold protests across England this weekend over ‘broken system’

The Vagrancy Act: What is it and why is it being scrapped?
Housing

The Vagrancy Act: What is it and why is it being scrapped?

Your energy bills could still rise even if they are included in your rent
Energy crisis

Your energy bills could still rise even if they are included in your rent

Want an Airbnb for the World Cup? That’ll be £239,923, please
World Cup 2022

Want an Airbnb for the World Cup? That’ll be £239,923, please

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