Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
8 June 2016
I am a single mother with two children under five. I am fleeing domestic violence, rape and financial abuse from my ex-partner. As a result I have been forced into homelessness, writes 'Shelly'.
8 June 2016
Britain's housing crisis affects many but in particular the generations after the 'baby boomers' of the 1950s and 60s, writes Amalia.
25 May 2016
"These plans are an onslaught. We all agree that we need housing - but what kind of housing? We also want an expansion in amenities, schools, health, parking, in a planned, sensible coordinated fashion. We want the cuts to stop."
13 April 2016
The Panama Papers proved what many people already know, that the rich will do whatever they can to hide their vast sums of money and avoid paying tax.
6 April 2016
Labour councils in London have sat on their hands as the national housing crisis grips their boroughs. Now they resort to cooking the books and 'pop-up homes' to cover it up.
9 March 2016
Workers in the UK are suffering a severe housing crisis that is only set to get worse. A landlord-friendly Tory government is turning this crisis into a disaster for millions of households.
2 March 2016
Amy Cousens has had one of the most visible campaigns on campus with banners calling for free education and affordable rents in Leeds.
27 January 2016
Refugees and asylum seekers in Middlesbrough, Teesside, have been experiencing daily abuse and attack. Their homes were marked out with red-painted doors. Meanwhile in Cardiff, a private housing firm has been marking the asylum seekers it accommodates with compulsory red wristbands.
20 January 2016
Imagine that you live in a terraced house on a street that has, at one end, an airport and, at the other, a large factory, writes Bob Severn, private tenant, Birmingham.
4 November 2015
Under huge pressure Cameron has agreed to take in 20,000 refugees.
7 October 2015
The ever-dwindling numbers of affordable homes to buy or rent is behind the deepening housing crisis in the UK.
16 September 2015
As students, we've all felt it. That grim punch to the gut that comes with the first of every month. I'm talking about rent.
2 September 2015
The UK's £75 billion deficit and £1.6 trillion debt were not caused by the disadvantaged, the poor, students or the working class, so why should we pay for a crisis we didn't create?
19 August 2015
Short dispatches on the utter hypocrisy of the bosses and their politicians.
5 August 2015
For many young people buying a house, or even leaving their parents' home, is an impossible dream. Insufficient council housing and inflated house prices force people looking for somewhere to live into private rented accommodation.
27 May 2015
A nice earner: One person not unduly worried about paying their gas bill is Tesco top dog Dave Lewis. In just six months the new head of the faltering retail giant was paid £4.1 million
27 May 2015
After 9 weeks of strike action, Glasgow council still refuses to resolve the homelessness caseworkers' dispute
20 May 2015
70 Glasgow homelessness caseworkers' strike now in eighth week
15 April 2015
All the indicators of homelessness are on the rise. The number of children living in temporary accommodation has risen by nearly 10,000 in the last 12 months.
21 January 2015
Underpaid: Prime Minister David Cameron reckons he's getting tough with employers who pay below the statutory minimum wage of £6.50 an hour to their workers
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