Communities

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London mayor warns of rise in violence as cost of living crisis deepens
Exclusive: Sadiq Khan says economic difficulties threaten to undo progress made in tackling violent crime

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

17, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Afghan refugees in UK told to find new homes on Rightmove
Home Office urges Afghans who fled Taliban a year ago to look for accommodation in private sector

Diane Taylor

15, Aug, 2022 @6:53 AM

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Our communities are being blighted by low-traffic neighbourhoods | Letters
Letters: Richard Aldwinckle and Richard Wiggins on the detrimental impact that LTNs are having in their local area. Plus a letter from Joanna Dodsworth

Letters

12, Aug, 2022 @12:36 PM

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‘I wanted my children to grow up here’: how Airbnb is ruining local communities in north Wales
Families in Gwynedd county are being evicted as swathes of property are converted to short-term rentals for the tourism industry – and the situation being played out across the country. Can anything be done to help?

Sirin Kale with data by David Blood

10, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Are slowing house prices good news for Britain's generation rent? Don’t hold your breath | Laurie Macfarlane
Economic turmoil will make would-be owners worse off, says economist Laurie Macfarlane

Laurie Macfarlane

08, Aug, 2022 @2:53 PM

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Rent for prime London properties up 13.5% in a year as super-rich return
Estate agent Savills says increase of luxury rents in centre of capital show it is ‘bouncing back’ after pandemic

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

08, Aug, 2022 @1:35 PM

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Low-traffic schemes are driving congestion and pollution | Letters
Letters: Hilary Walker, Simon Jones and Lois Keith on how low-traffic neighbourhoods are blighting the lives of many residents. Plus a letter from Alun Gordon on how LTNs have helped his east London community

Letters

07, Aug, 2022 @3:56 PM

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London mayor urged to halt Silvertown tunnel scheme at 11th hour
Green party’s Siân Berry says Sadiq Khan can still change his mind and prevent increase in traffic pollution

Matthew Taylor

05, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Co-operatives could be the answer to housing inequality | Letter
Letter: The answer is surely to follow the example of cities such as Zurich and Copenhagen, writes Dr Nicholas Falk

Letters

02, Aug, 2022 @5:05 PM

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Social housing tenants warned of ‘play ban’ for children in London site’s shared spaces
Families in multimillion-pound One Tower Bridge development told games breached tenancy agreements

Harriet Grant

02, Aug, 2022 @5:03 PM

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The Guardian view on housing costs: a grave and growing injustice | Editorial
Editorial: Levelling up will be impossible as long as rents and house prices are allowed to keep on climbing

Editorial

31, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Race is on to revive much-loved London gay pub the Joiners Arms
Stars including Stephen Fry and Joe Lycett join forces to help campaigners fundraise for UK’s first community-run queer venue

Rupert Neate

30, Jul, 2022 @12:16 PM

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