Renting

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

A new Ipsos poll finds a lack of affordable homes and surging house prices are the biggest housing problems facing Britain today.

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.

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?

The much-delayed Renters Reform Bill has finally been revealed alongside promises to redress the power balance between landlord and tenant.

Renters Reform Bill: Government unveils plans to help renters
Renting

Renters Reform Bill: Government unveils plans to help renters

Social landlords could face unlimited fines and ‘Ofsted-style’ inspections under new Social Housing Bill
Social housing

Social landlords could face unlimited fines and ‘Ofsted-style’ inspections under new Social Housing Bill

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These pensioners are on a rent strike over surging service charges
RENTING

These pensioners are on a rent strike over surging service charges

40% of landlords say they would not rent out their property to people on benefits
Renting

40% of landlords say they would not rent out their property to people on benefits

‘They wanted pet rent’: Intense competition for a home leaves renters facing extraordinary demands
Renting

‘They wanted pet rent’: Intense competition for a home leaves renters facing extraordinary demands

The number of ‘no-fault’ evictions being handed out to renters is now 30% higher than pre-Covid
Renting

The number of ‘no-fault’ evictions being handed out to renters is now 30% higher than pre-Covid

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

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’

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’

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

What should you do if you receive an eviction notice?

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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

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

Tenants ‘attacked’ outside London estate agent during eviction protest

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

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

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

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

Five things the government is doing to tackle rogue landlords
Housing

Five things the government is doing to tackle rogue landlords

‘I am scared of being homeless’: Residents protest over doubling of rents
Renting

‘I am scared of being homeless’: Residents protest over doubling of rents

Rents are rising at the fastest rate for five years
Renting

Rents are rising at the fastest rate for five years

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We need to stand up for future generations, not snipe and sneer at them
Paul McNamee

We need to stand up for future generations, not snipe and sneer at them

Rents are rising at ‘the fastest rate on record’
Renting

Rents are rising at ‘the fastest rate on record’

Landlords want to rebrand as ‘small housing providers’ because they feel ‘vilified’
Housing

Landlords want to rebrand as ‘small housing providers’ because they feel ‘vilified’

‘They’re making people homeless’: Over a hundred in London are facing a Christmas eviction
Renting

‘They’re making people homeless’: Over a hundred in London are facing a Christmas eviction

Manchester City fans can now get housing advice at home games
Activism

Manchester City fans can now get housing advice at home games

Find out how many people in your area faced eviction during Covid
Evictions

Find out how many people in your area faced eviction during Covid

One no-fault eviction every 32 minutes this winter unless evictions ban returns
Renting

One no-fault eviction every 32 minutes this winter unless evictions ban returns

How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time
Stop Mass Homelessness

How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time

Homelessness could cost the government £2.6bn a year without action
Stop Mass Homelessness

Homelessness could cost the government £2.6bn a year without action

Rent increases hit 13-year high as people flock back to cities
Renting

Rent increases hit 13-year high as people flock back to cities

25,000 Section 21 eviction notices have been handed out since Theresa May vowed to scrap them
Housing

25,000 Section 21 eviction notices have been handed out since Theresa May vowed to scrap them

Family left with sewage running down kitchen walls for months
Housing

Family left with sewage running down kitchen walls for months

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