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‘Lockdown’ is a model that can make £56,000 a year from public funds. But the scandal goes on.
Crucial welfare payment will be turned into a loan from 2018, affecting 124,000 individuals who rely on it.
Tenants living in homes sold under Margaret Thatcher’s scheme now pay twice the rents charged by local authorities.
Shelter calls on chancellor to act in next month’s budget while council leaders attack failure to fix ‘broken’ housing market.
David Orr says Grenfell Tower fire highlighted neglect of sector - government must urgently make money available.
Investigation into benefits system comes amid mounting evidence that payment delays have left thousands facing eviction.
Housing white paper to incentivise building of sheltered accommodation to encourage older people to sell large houses.
End of an assured shorthold tenancy cited by nearly a third of newly homeless households, figures show.
Thinktank Renewal proposes a ‘living rent’ for low wage workers and the option to purchase a home after two years of renting.
Figures show that replacements for homes sold under the right-to-buy scheme fell by 27% last year, worsening the housing crisis.
A survey by Shelter finds 148,000 renting households were in danger of losing their home during the past year, equivalent to 350,000 people.
Labour says sale of council and housing association property will force poorer people into expensive private rented accommodation.
Change in law would force local authorities to give advice and support to anyone at risk of homelessness.
Government delays implementing policy while it carries out review of impact on tenants in supported housing.
More than 250 tenants were evicted every day in England and Wales in 2015, according to Ministry of Justice figures.
Forcing councils to sell off homes and extending right to buy will further profit private landlords, Commons’ committee finds.
Shadow housing minister says forcing councils to sell could see homes bought by overseas investors and buy-to-let landlords rather than those in housing need.
DCLG figures reveal 45% rise in households with children living in emergency bed and breakfast accommodation.
Shadow housing minister John Healey says government could build 100,000 council houses and housing association homes a year.
The discounts are bigger than those ever envisaged by Margaret Thatcher and amount to almost £4bn, a Guardian investigation has found.
161,000 people claiming the support will lose out on means-tested benefit from July 2015.
As thousands of tenants face court battles to keep the bailiffs at bay, housing charities call for greater protection for renters
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