Housing

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Rent prices in the UK set to soar 15% by 2023

Rent prices in the UK set to soar 15% by 2023

Rent prices in the UK set to soar 15% by 2023

Tax changes for buy-to-let landlords could see rent prices rising over the next five years, warns the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Friday, May 11, 2018

Friday, May 11, 2018

Press coverage of millenials is very 'misguided', says 42-year-old renter

Press coverage of millenials is very 'misguided', says 42-year-old renter

For the last twenty years Heidi and her husband have been renting, with the option for buying a house something they hadn’t even contemplated.

Disabled people feeling 'trapped' inside unsuitable homes, report warns

Disabled people feeling 'trapped' inside unsuitable homes, report warns

The Equality and Human Rights Commission said 365,000 disabled people have reported that their homes are not suitable for their needs.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

Baby boomers are often considered to have been exempt from the effects of the housing crisis

Baby boomers 'relying on friends and own children to cover rent'

Baby boomers 'relying on friends and own children to cover rent'

'Wealthier majority have hidden the reality', says National Housing Federation chief executive

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Grenfell Tower: 'Theresa May is all talk but no money or performance', says Labour councillor

Grenfell Tower: 'Theresa May is all talk but no money or performance', says Labour councillor

Grenfell Tower: 'Theresa May is all talk but no money or performance'

Labour Councillor Robert Atkinson says Theresa May made promises she didn't follow up on

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Theresa May is giving a headline speech on housing today

Theresa May needs much bigger vision to solve housing riddle, says Labour spokesman

Theresa May needs much bigger vision to solve housing riddle, say Labour

John Healey says Labour would unveil raft of tough measures to force councils and developers to build more homes

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Labour's right to pets: 'There's a serious concern tenants may buy pets for the sake of it'

Labour's right to pets: 'There's a serious concern tenants may buy pets for the sake of it'

Renting: 'There's a serious concern tenants may buy pets for the sake of it'

The Residential Landlords Association says property, neighbours and location need to be considered before allowing pets

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Stock market crash is 'good old-fashioned correction', says commentator

Stock market crash is 'good old-fashioned correction', says commentator

Stock market crash is 'good old-fashioned correction', says commentator

Commentator David Buik we've been lulled into a false sense of security

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Claire Kober resigned earlier this week

The Claire Kober affair: Was Haringey council chief really forced out by sexist Momentum bullies?

Was Labour council chief really forced out by sexist Momentum bullies?

The civil war in Haringey distils the Corbynite-Blairite feud to first principles. And there'll be plenty more battles to come

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Family lived in house for two years 'before finding dead body above ceiling'

Family lived in house for two years 'before finding dead body above ceiling'

Family lived in house for two years 'before finding dead body above ceiling'

The family in Ruian, China say they did not notice any particular bad smell coming from the room

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Grenfell Tower: 'Government ducked creating good building regulation system for years'

Grenfell Tower: 'Government wasted opportunity to make tower block cladding safe for years'

'Government wasted opportunity to make tower block cladding safe for years'

Social housing commentator Phil Morgan says the issue of fire safety at tower blocks will take a long time to resolve

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

PMQs: 'What an absolute disgrace' - Twitter hammers Theresa May over Conservative housing responses

PMQs: 'What an absolute disgrace' - Twitter hammers Theresa May over Conservative housing responses

PMQs: Twitter hammers Theresa May over Conservative housing responses

The Prime Minister defended the Tory management of the housing crisis against an offensive by Jeremy Corbyn

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Housing was a central theme of Philip Hammond's Budget

Budget 2017: Just how bad is the UK's house-building problem? Full Fact investigates

Just how bad is the UK's house-building problem? Full Fact investigates

Housing was a keynote of today's Budget announcement. But is the picture as bleak as critics claim?

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

American investigative journalism company ProPublica claims Facebook approved adverts which went against their own guidelines

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Landlord forced to drop ban on 'Indian and Pakistani tenants who leave behind curry smell'

Landlord forced to drop ban on 'Indian and Pakistani tenants who leave behind curry smell'

Landlord forced to drop 'abhorrent' ban on Indian and Pakistani tenants

Fergus Wilson claims he is not racist and the ruling will cause problems in the housing market

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'We want to reorganise the TMO and effectively talk to residents', says deputy council leader

Grenfell Tower: 'We want to reorganise the TMO and effectively talk to residents', says deputy council leader

Grenfell council 'wants to reorganise TMO and effectively talk to residents'

Deputy leader of Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council Kim Taylor-Smith says the council wants to take back control of the Tenant Management Organisation

Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'The inquiry must move at a pace the survivors can cope with', says Labour councillor

Grenfell Tower: 'The inquiry must move at a pace the survivors can cope with', says Labour councillor

Grenfell Tower: 'The inquiry must move at a pace the survivors can cope with'

Labour councillor Robert Atkinson says there is a lot of misinformation about the nature of people who lived in the tower

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Weed, houses and Brexit - The Liberal Democrats' manifesto

Weed, taxes and Brexit - The Liberal Democrats' manifesto unpacked

Weed, taxes and Brexit - The Liberal Democrats' manifesto unpacked

The Liberal Democrats have released their manifesto and pledges nucleus tax rises, the legalisation of cannabis and a second EU referendum

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Property expert says he'll run down Oxford street naked if Jeremy Corbyn builds new social housing

Property expert says he'll run down Oxford Street naked if Jeremy Corbyn hits social housing target

Property guru vows to run down street naked if Corbyn hits housing target

Property expert Luke Doonan tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that greed is the reason that Governments haven't built good social housing

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Housing White Paper: 'The Government's plans have no substance and Brexit will make the housing crisis worse'

'The Housing White Paper is pointless and Brexit will make property crisis worse'

Housing White Paper: 'The Government's plans have no substance'

The Government vowed to build more affordable houses in order to help people buy and rent homes in a White Paper

Friday, December 2, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

'We need to speak to local communities to help different cultures integrate in Britain', says MP Khalid Mahmood

Muslim Policy Exchange report: 'We must help different cultures integrate in Britain', says MP Khalid Mahmood

'We need to speak to local communities to help different cultures integrate'

A survey which included more than 3,000 Muslims has shown that they broadly share the views of the wider population and want to 'fully integrate'

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

'The government missed a golden opportunity to regulate letting agents', says independent property advisor

'The government missed a golden opportunity to regulate letting agents', says independent property advisor

'The government missed a golden opportunity to regulate letting agents'

Philip Hammond announced in his autumn statement that letting agents in England will be banned from charging fees to tenants, moving the cost to landlords instead

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Hammers, pigs and fixing houses - Martin Roberts joins Jon Holmes

Hammers, pigs and fixing houses - Martin Roberts joins Jon Holmes

Hammers, pigs and fixing houses - Martin Roberts joins Jon Holmes

Jon Holmes loves getting the latest on the biggest stories, so invited Martin Roberts on his show to discuss the housing crisis

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

People in rental properties trying to save a deposit to buy their first home are "praying for a house-price crash", financial expert Melinda Bush has told talkRADIO

Savers "praying for a house-price crash", says financial expert

Savers "praying for a house-price crash", says financial expert

Following news that home-ownership in Britain has reached its lowest level for 30 years, one expert has offered some suggestions on how to get the market moving again…

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

'When the housing crisis was only affecting the poorest people, it wasn't taken seriously', says politician Tom Copley

Housing crisis "wasn't taken seriously when it only affected the poor", says politician Tom Copley

Housing crisis "wasn't taken seriously when it only affected the poor"

As figures reveal that home ownership in Britain has hit a 30-year low, what is the answer to the country's housing crisis? Estate Agent Ed Mead and politician Tom Copley discuss potential solutions…