Social housing

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Ministers consider national registration scheme in England to target rogue landlords
Number of families renting privately has doubled in two decades but many are living in dangerous homes

Tom Wall

24, Oct, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Councils face call to prioritise gang victims for rehousing
FoI research finds threats or links to crime put 26,500 people at risk of homelessness in England and Wales

Jessica Elgot

19, Oct, 2021 @4:27 PM

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Bolder moves required as Michael Gove tackles building safety crisis
Previous housing secretaries have failed to make much headway, but two sledgehammer options are available

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

08, Oct, 2021 @11:31 AM

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Afghan refugees can soon expect Britain’s warm welcome to turn into cold comfort | Nesrine Malik
The reality is leaving people to languish in the Home Office’s cruel immigration system, says the Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik

Nesrine Malik

06, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Social housing tenant’s cry for help: Get me out of this ‘hellhole’ flat
After three years of water leaks, mould has permeated a resident’s home. And other London & Quadrant tenants are also living in appalling conditions

Anna Tims

29, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Housing association L&Q is still failing residents years after exposé
London & Quadrant tenants say problems with damp, mould and vermin in their homes are being ignored

Anna Tims

29, Aug, 2021 @6:45 AM

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Sirius transformation: $435m of luxury apartments sold in former social housing block
Weekend sales come two years after NSW government sold building to private developers for $150m

Elias Visontay

21, Jun, 2021 @8:27 AM

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Grenfell inquiry: Tory housing chief says council ‘lacked humanity’
Inquiry also hears that Quentin Marshall ‘was not sympathetic’ to residents’ complaints about refurbishment works

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

19, May, 2021 @2:26 PM

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‘It feels gross’: ad for Sydney’s ‘luxury’ Sirius building criticised as insult to former social housing tenants
Marketing of multimillion-dollar apartments makes no mention of refurbished building’s history as public housing

Naaman Zhou

14, May, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Last resident of tower block ‘overwhelmed’ by public support
Ezekiel Hermon has been only resident for nearly seven months of Birmingham block earmarked for demolition

Jessica Murray

04, May, 2021 @11:13 AM

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Tony Crofts obituary
Other lives: Pioneer of the community land trust movement in England who turned his former pub car park into affordable housing

Fran Ryan

03, May, 2021 @4:53 PM

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The Guardian view on the cladding scandal: don’t punish the innocent | Editorial
Editorial: Leaseholders didn’t build these high-rises and they didn’t certify them as safe. So why are they being landed with the giant bills to fix them?

Editorial

28, Apr, 2021 @5:50 PM

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