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28 April 2021
Only 2% of landlords who illegally evict tenants are prosecuted, according to Generation Rent, the private renters' campaign organisation.
3 February 2021
A property firm with turnover in the millions is pursuing a campaigning asylum seeker for thousands through the courts. We say: Defend Lawanya - fight for tenants' rights!
21 October 2020
The government announced £12 million of additional cold winter funding to support rough sleepers on 13 October. This will be nowhere near enough.
2 September 2020
Manctopia is a four-part documentary about housing in Manchester, filmed over the course of one year
15 July 2020
Yet another housing scandal: Homeless people are faced with leaving their local area in order to put a roof over their head
6 May 2020
On 29 March, the government told local councils and outreach teams to bring all rough sleepers into accommodation, writes Andrea Gilbert, homelessness worker.
31 March 2020
The coronavirus epidemic has highlighted how important health and social care staff are in caring for some of the most vulnerable, and keeping society running, writes Jack Jeffery, North London Socialist Party.
18 March 2020
Last minute emails to staff calling on them to suspend strike action because of the coronavirus crisis provoked anger
11 March 2020
I work at a homeless day centre in central London, supporting rough sleepers with severe mental health issues, writes Jack Jeffrey, support worker for homeless people.
13 November 2019
6 February 2019
Lords and the homeless - its one world for the super-rich and another for the rest of us
30 January 2019
We say: tear down the Tory government!: Cardiff Tory councillor Kathryn Kelloway has sparked outrage by calling on social media for the tents of homeless people in the city to be torn down.
9 January 2019
Joby Sparrey died on Christmas Day in the doorway of a shop in Malvern, Worcestershire. Brays is a long-established shop with large doorways so he was probably able to stretch out to sleep.
2 January 2019
600 homeless people died in 2017 in England and Wales. If people can't afford to rent, then rents should be capped, controlled and cut.
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.
17 October 2018
Quick, look rich - the royals are coming! Yet again the homeless of Windsor were moved on in preparation for another royal wedding on 12 October.
19 September 2018
Billionaire Jeff Bezos claims his new philanthropy fund will help the homeless - after a fighting a tax meant to pay for homes
23 May 2018
Lawyers from the Public Interest Law Unit (PILU) have submitted a formal complaint against St Mungo's, one of the leading homelessness charities in the UK, for its work in colluding with the Home Office to illegally deport homeless EEA (European Economic Area) nationals
23 May 2018
There was a successful launch of our new housing campaign in Windsor on 15 May. The meeting was attended by 40 people, with speakers and lively discussion from the floor.
14 March 2018
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