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5 December 2018
Housing association bosses gave Theresa May a standing ovation after a speech on housing policy - you wouldn't find an audience of housing workers or tenants do that
28 November 2018
The Tories have recently announced a bill to end letting agency fees, as well as capping deposits at a maximum of six weeks' rent.
31 October 2018
Housing in Britain is in crisis. Bailiffs were called to a house in Hove on 26 October after the tenant - struggling to get by on Universal Credit - fell into rent arrears.
10 October 2018
"Inspired by the successful campaigns for marriage equality, repeal of the anti-abortion laws and abortion rights, young people from the 'locked-out generation' are turning their attention to housing"
19 September 2018
A quarter of a million families are bringing up children under the age of four in "non-decent" homes according to a recent report
12 September 2018
Lewisham in south London has a big problem with a lack of council and social housing. Not enough has been built and existing homes are being lost to housing associations, right-to-buy schemes and 'regeneration', social cleansing schemes.
22 August 2018
The government's latest policy document on housing is a much-delayed response to mounting anger at the Grenfell Tower fire and the deep housing crisis, with unaffordable homes and increasing number sleeping rough.
8 August 2018
Cap rents, build council homes, protect green space: A Tory cabinet minister says "the choice is building on more greenfield sites... or losing the election and ending up with Jeremy Corbyn"
25 July 2018
Ian Paisley Jr, Democratic Unionist Party MP for North Antrim, Northern Ireland, is set to be suspended from the House of Commons for 30 sitting days.
4 July 2018
Under pressure, the Tories have promised to introduce three-year minimum tenancies. But we need real security, rent caps and a mass building programme of council housing
27 June 2018
For a tenants' ballot and mass building of council homes: 200 families have been ordered to leave their homes on estates in Haringey, north London, by October
20 June 2018
Recent reports show there is an increase in the number of suicides among refugees in the UK. The latest additions to that number are three teenage refugees from Eritrea who have taken their own lives in London.
20 June 2018
A silent sea of people wearing green marched through the streets of Kensington and Chelsea on 14 June.
13 June 2018
Mass council house building programme needed now: I would need a pay rise to £134,000 a year to afford a mortgage in London - 283% more than the average London salary, or over 400% more than what I and many others earn
23 May 2018
The Grenfell inquiry opened with heartrending tributes to the people who perished
16 May 2018
On 16 May 1968, 50 years ago, Ronan Point, a high-rise tower block in Newham, east London, collapsed killing four people and injuring 17
2 May 2018
Housing costs force workers out of London: It's a tough time to be a young person in Britain. Almost two-fifths of Millennials, young people born by 2000, rent privately at 30
4 April 2018
Outside the upmarket Marriott hotel, tenants and workers protested against an auction of their social housing
28 March 2018
The government has admitted that 82 households are still in temporary accommodation following the Grenfell Tower fire and not all will be in permanent accommodation by June, the first anniversary, writes Paul Kershaw, chair, Unite union housing workers branch.
28 March 2018
London Mayor Sadiq Khan's decision to grant permission to redevelop Walthamstow town square in east London was met with anger and feelings of gross betrayal, writes Linda Taaffe, Waltham Forest Socialist Party.
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