Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
26 November 2014
The housing crisis is hitting everyone in the face. The mainstream press, politicians and economists all feign concern. Not to mention the real concern of those of us actually affected by it!
19 November 2014
Motion agreed for a students' letting agency
1 October 2014
It's an old adage that student accommodation is always bad. Apparently, living with walls covered in damp and families of slugs just goes with the territory
9 May 2014
TUSC candidates and supporters in Hackney, east London, gathered outside Hackney town hall to hammer home their message of the need for decent accommodation at affordable prices
2 April 2014
The East End battle against high rents and slum conditions The women's poster demonstration was the first the locals in Bethnal Green in London's East End knew about their rent strike. Quinn Square was a slum.
12 February 2014
Go back far enough and the council was the major landlord in the borough I work in. It built new homes and maintained them as well, with its own direct labour organisation
8 January 2014
Fergus Wilson - one of Britain's largest private landlords - says he will not accept any more applicants who rely on housing benefit
27 November 2013
York Student Socialists celebrated a significant referendum victory recently after months of campaigning on the quality and price of housing in York, writes Jamie Chatfield, Treasurer of York University Student Socialist Society.
12 November 2013
York university Student Socialist Society is celebrating a referendum victory after months of campaigning on the quality and price of housing in York
11 September 2013
27% of parents with children aged 21 to 40 still have at least one adult child living at home, according to research by the National Housing Federation (NHF).
3 April 2013
This video tells the story of the Counihan-Sanchez family. Antony Counihan is a bus driver earning £400 a week, but their total household income is not enough to cover the cost of renting
2 April 2013
Across the city, Hands off our Homes has been organising meetings against the bedroom tax
28 November 2012
No cuts in Brent, no cuts at all!: Some 50,000 families are currently accepted as homeless, a number which has risen by almost 50% in the past year...
8 February 2012
Leeds Trinity University College canteen services have been stopped on Saturdays and Sundays for the foreseeable future. Staff have been made redundant and others have had their hours cut, writes Samantha Garratt, Leeds Trinity Union general secretary.
11 January 2012
The cumulative effect of unemployment, a shortage of affordable housing and the cuts to housing benefit is turning the clock backwards on housing, writes Alison Hill.
9 November 2011
The ever deepening housing crisis has been revealed by the latest new build figures. They show that the number of new homes built in 2010/11 in England has slumped to 121,200
5 October 2011
The Tory conference announcement that they will increase the discount for 'right to buy' council house sales is a cruel trick on people suffering on housing waiting lists and council tenants looking for a way out of council housing, writes Paul Kershaw.
28 September 2011
Salford City Council intends to withdraw funding for Lancaster House - a training and resettlement centre which provides temporary accommodation for 38 single men - on 30 September 2011
31 August 2011
The National Housing Federation (NHF) has warned the government about the "chronic under-supply of homes"...
1 August 2011
Lancaster House provides supported accommodation for hundreds of young men. It now faces closure.
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