Housing

Number of tenants being evicted by landlords for rent arrears is highest since records began
Renting

Number of tenants being evicted by landlords for rent arrears is highest since records began

Housing charities urged the government to freeze rents and unfreeze housing benefits.

Here’s how to cool down at home when heatwaves hit
Heatwaves

Here’s how to cool down at home when heatwaves hit

While warmer weather is often welcomed in the UK, knowing how to cool down during the day and night is key to staying safe in the heat.

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?

Renters fear landlords will pass on biggest interest rates hike in 27 years
RENTING

Renters fear landlords will pass on biggest interest rates hike in 27 years

Major building society says it will stop offering mortgages on second homes
Second homes

Major building society says it will stop offering mortgages on second homes

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Liz Truss vows to make rent payments count in mortgage assessments if she’s named prime minister
Tory Leadership Race

Liz Truss vows to make rent payments count in mortgage assessments if she’s named prime minister

Number of rough sleepers in London rises by 10 per cent in just three months
Rough sleeping

Number of rough sleepers in London rises by 10 per cent in just three months

Record numbers of people faced homelessness due to ‘no-fault’ evictions at the start of 2022
Homelessness

Record numbers of people faced homelessness due to ‘no-fault’ evictions at the start of 2022

Government urged to step in following cyber attack at UK’s biggest housing association
Housing Associations

Government urged to step in following cyber attack at UK’s biggest housing association

Homeless families are being moved out of Birmingham hotels ahead of the Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games

Homeless families are being moved out of Birmingham hotels ahead of the Commonwealth Games

First-time buyers have seen house prices surge three times faster than before Covid
Housing

First-time buyers have seen house prices surge three times faster than before Covid

Right to Buy: Fewer than half of homes sold off in the last year have been replaced
Right to Buy

Right to Buy: Fewer than half of homes sold off in the last year have been replaced

Estate agents caught saying they don’t rent homes to people on benefits
Renting

Estate agents caught saying they don’t rent homes to people on benefits

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‘We’ve had no sleep and the kids are off school’: Life in crowded rental homes during a 40C heatwave
UK HEATWAVE

‘We’ve had no sleep and the kids are off school’: Life in crowded rental homes during a 40C heatwave

Social housing tenants should get compensation for living in homes ‘unfit for human habitation’, say MPs
Social housing

Social housing tenants should get compensation for living in homes ‘unfit for human habitation’, say MPs

Holiday lets outnumber homes to rent by 100 to 1 in UK’s staycation hotspots
Holiday homes

Holiday lets outnumber homes to rent by 100 to 1 in UK’s staycation hotspots

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?

My life on the frontline of Britain’s housing crisis
Charmain Bynoe

My life on the frontline of Britain’s housing crisis

Michael Gove sacking is ‘another blow for the housing crisis’
Conservative Chaos

Michael Gove sacking is ‘another blow for the housing crisis’

There are almost no ministers left in Boris Johnson’s flagship ‘levelling up’ department
Conservative chaos

There are almost no ministers left in Boris Johnson’s flagship ‘levelling up’ department

We looked at the records of the Housing Ministers in office since 2010
Housing

We looked at the records of the Housing Ministers in office since 2010

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Will 50-year mortgages help tackle the housing crisis?
Home ownership

Will 50-year mortgages help tackle the housing crisis?

Poorest households pay £250 extra each year on energy bills thanks to poor insulation
Housing

Poorest households pay £250 extra each year on energy bills thanks to poor insulation

Concern grows that rise in holiday lets is depriving communities of much-needed housing
Renting

Concern grows that rise in holiday lets is depriving communities of much-needed housing

A government minister said hundreds of Ukraine refugees becoming homeless is a ‘trickle’
Ukraine

A government minister said hundreds of Ukraine refugees becoming homeless is a ‘trickle’

Scottish government accused of failing tenants by voting down rent freeze
Renting

Scottish government accused of failing tenants by voting down rent freeze

The Welsh government is now offering to buy homes affected by the cladding crisis
Building Safety Crisis

The Welsh government is now offering to buy homes affected by the cladding crisis

Three quarters of Brits back rent controls to solve England’s housing crisis
Renting

Three quarters of Brits back rent controls to solve England’s housing crisis

Help to Build scheme asks Brits to tackle the housing crisis – but ‘won’t reach those in need’
Housing crisis

Help to Build scheme asks Brits to tackle the housing crisis – but ‘won’t reach those in need’

Exclusive: Michael Gove vows to help Grenfell victims bring criminal charges
Grenfell

Exclusive: Michael Gove vows to help Grenfell victims bring criminal charges

Tower block fire near Grenfell brings trauma back into focus
Grenfell

Tower block fire near Grenfell brings trauma back into focus

Heatwaves are Britain’s new normal – and our homes can’t stand the heat
UK heatwave

Heatwaves are Britain’s new normal – and our homes can’t stand the heat

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?

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