Housing

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Conservative MPs put pressure on government to scrap planning reforms
Labour has called new bill a ‘developers’ charter’, while Tories fear it cost them the Chesham and Amersham byelection

Aubrey Allegretti

21, Jun, 2021 @7:27 PM

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The Guardian view on second homes: put main homes first | Editorial
Editorial: Housing inequalities are growing while more properties are converted to holiday use

Editorial

21, Jun, 2021 @5:46 PM

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There are solutions to the housing crisis, but none of them are Tory | Polly Toynbee
Boris Johnson wants to ‘build, build, build’ but he needs house prices to keep rising, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

21, Jun, 2021 @4:50 PM

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No increase in young adults living with parents after Covid, UK study finds
Though media coverage suggested a mass return to the nest, the proportion of ‘boomerangers’ has fallen slightly

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

21, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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NSW urged to build 5,000 new social housing units a year to boost industry and fight homelessness
Greater investment in NSW community housing will address shortfall and create building industry jobs amid pandemic, Equity Economics says

Anne Davies

21, Jun, 2021 @2:38 AM

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Rural house prices in England and Wales rise twice as fast as in cities
Fears grow of affordability crisis for young people as property prices in countryside soar by 14.2% a year

Robert Booth

20, Jun, 2021 @2:43 PM

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A new, rebalanced UK could be the happy legacy of a shift to working from home | Rowan Moore
As the government contemplates making it easier for workers to stay away from the office, could this revitalise poorer parts of the country?

Rowan Moore

20, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Eton v the sea trout: college’s land sale sparks fears of river pollution
Controversial plan to build 3,000 houses in Sussex will have ‘catastrophic impact’ on environment, say wildlife campaigners

Robin McKie

19, Jun, 2021 @4:23 PM

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Millions in US ‘race against the clock’ to pay the rent and stave off eviction
CDC eviction moratorium ends on 30 June – and in the vast majority of states, help could arrive too late, housing advocates say

Amanda Holpuch in New York

17, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘Where should we go?’: thousands left homeless as Karachi clears waterways
As Pakistan’s supreme court backs bulldozing of homes blamed for floods, critics say government has no proper plans for residents

Shah Meer Baloch in Karachi

16, Jun, 2021 @9:12 AM

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Bristol to build ‘gap homes’ on garage sites to tackle housing crisis
Council hopes micro dwellings built on spaces between houses and gardens will revive neighbourhoods

Steven Morris

16, Jun, 2021 @6:44 AM

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Grenfell survivors accuse government of fire safety ‘Russian roulette’
Ministers have failed to fix hundreds of thousands of dangerous homes in four years since disaster, say campaigners

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

14, Jun, 2021 @4:00 AM

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