Housing crisis

Friday, December 7, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

Campaigners perform a nativity and sing housing-themed carols to demand affordable housing

Campaigners perform a nativity and sing housing-themed carols to demand affordable housing

Campaigners perform a nativity to demand affordable housing

Over 50 Croydon residents congregated outside their council building to perform a nativity as a call for affordable housing in the borough.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Young people three times as likely to own their own house if they have property-owning parents

Young people three times as likely to own their own house if they have property-owning parents

Young people three times as likely to own a house if their parents have one

Young people who have parents with their own house are three times as likely to be homeowners by the age of 30, compared to those who have no property wealth, according to a new report by the Resolution Foundation.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

'The root is a lack of social housing', says Shelter chief exec on rising homelessness

'Lack of social housing' to blame for rising homelessness, says Shelter chief

Polly Neate of Shelter told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the 4% rise in homelessness in the UK was down to several factors, but a decrease in social housing was the 'root'

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Katie Perrior: 'I despair' at Labour MP's plan to nationalise housing

Katie Perrior: 'I despair' at Labour MP's plan to nationalise housing

Katie Perrior: 'I despair' at Labour MP's plan to nationalise housing

Mike Graham's co-host Katie Perrior has criticised Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle's comments that Labour should buy back housing sold under the Right to Buy scheme

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Theresa May pledges £2bn to housing associations over next 10 years

Theresa May pledges £2bn to housing associations over next 10 years

Theresa May pledges £2bn to housing associations over next 10 years

Prime Minister Theresa May has told housing associations they will be given £2bn worth of investment over the next 10 years, in a bid to ease the house-building crisis.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, August 13, 2018

Boris Johnson slams 'lefty' affordable housing in latest Telegraph column

Boris Johnson slams 'lefty' affordable housing in latest Telegraph column

Boris Johnson slams 'lefty' affordable housing in latest Telegraph column

Boris Johnson urged the government to build more houses to tackle the housing crisis in his latest column in the Daily Telegraph

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Sir Vince Cable: '500% council tax charge for homeowners who leave houses empty'

Sir Vince Cable: '500% council tax charge for homeowners who leave houses empty'

Sir Vince Cable: '500% council tax charge for homeowners who leave houses empty'

The Liberal Democrat leader says charging homeowners for leaving properties empty is necessary to tackle the housing crisis

Monday, June 11, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

Right to Buy scheme under threat unless councils get funds for social housing

Right to Buy scheme under threat unless councils receive funds to build more social housing

Right to Buy scheme under threat unless councils get funds for social housing

The Right to Buy scheme, which allows social housing tenants to buy their house at a discounted rate, has been shown to be selling houses at a faster rate than they're being built

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

'Get your head out the sand' - Theresa May criticised over response to homelessness at PMQs

'Get your head out the sand' - Theresa May criticised over response to homelessness at PMQs

'Shameful' - Theresa May criticised over response to homelessness at PMQs

Theresa May clashed with Jeremy Corbyn over homelessness

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Family could face eviction from home due to noise complaints about crying baby

Hammersmith family could face eviction from home due to noise complaints about crying baby

Family could face eviction from home due to noise complaints about crying baby

The family have claimed they are suffering 'horrible discrimination'

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