Housing crisis

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 2023?

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2023
Homelessness

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2023

Experts worry about a looming crisis of homelessness. These are the rough sleeping figures and homelessness facts you need to know.

Number of people sleeping rough for the first time in London increased by a third before Christmas
Rough sleeping

Number of people sleeping rough for the first time in London increased by a third before Christmas

The “disgraceful” rise in people sleeping rough means numbers are almost as high as they were before the pandemic

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?

Former Tory housing ministers agree Britain hasn’t built enough homes despite being in charge for 13 years
Housing crisis

Former Tory housing ministers agree Britain hasn’t built enough homes despite being in charge for 13 years

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Could a rent freeze be on the way?
RENTING

Could a rent freeze be on the way?

Bristol Council to ask government for powers to bring in rent controls as costs spiral
Renting

Bristol Council to ask government for powers to bring in rent controls as costs spiral

There’s a letting agency actually trying to fix the housing crisis. Here’s how
Housing

There’s a letting agency actually trying to fix the housing crisis. Here’s how

Renting is up and home ownership down since 2011, according to latest Census data 
Renting

Renting is up and home ownership down since 2011, according to latest Census data 

Teaching social housing tenants how to complain to their landlord ‘will not address the imbalance’
Social housing

Teaching social housing tenants how to complain to their landlord ‘will not address the imbalance’

How many empty homes are there in the UK?
Housing

How many empty homes are there in the UK?

Why we need to create decent and affordable homes for all
Big Futures

Why we need to create decent and affordable homes for all

Toddler’s death from mould exposure in home is an ‘absolute disgrace’
Social housing

Toddler’s death from mould exposure in home is an ‘absolute disgrace’

Number of renters facing eviction at ‘highest level ever’
RENTING

Number of renters facing eviction at ‘highest level ever’

How do people become homeless?
Homelessness

How do people become homeless?

‘I’m paying £9k a year to sofa surf’ The university students facing homelessness
Homelessness

‘I’m paying £9k a year to sofa surf’ The university students facing homelessness

Why campaigners are pleased to see Michael Gove back as housing secretary
Conservative Party

Why campaigners are pleased to see Michael Gove back as housing secretary

Ikea staff will soon be offering housing advice to help prevent homelessness
Housing crisis

Ikea staff will soon be offering housing advice to help prevent homelessness

Meet Britain’s Evicted Kids: How the housing crisis is driving children out of their homes
Homelessness

Meet Britain’s Evicted Kids: How the housing crisis is driving children out of their homes

Landlords set to pass on mortgage rate hikes to tenants
Renting

Landlords set to pass on mortgage rate hikes to tenants

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

Will a stamp duty cut fix the housing crisis?

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Housing activists launch campaign calling for Airbnb regulation
Airbnb

Housing activists launch campaign calling for Airbnb regulation

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

Cornwall’s second homeowners urged to donate £5.4million in energy rebates
News

Cornwall’s second homeowners urged to donate £5.4million in energy rebates

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