Social housing

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Affordable housebuilding in London is set to collapse by 75%. That’s a problem wherever you live | Peter Apps
A huge grant cut imposed by George Osborne in 2010 is hitting hardest in the capital but will soon be disastrous elsewhere, says the author Peter Apps

Peter Apps

20, Feb, 2024 @12:58 PM

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Britain is in a rut. Here are five ways to fix the economy
From unfreezing tax thresholds to boosting social housing, solutions to the UK’s problems don’t have to trigger the return of inflation

Phillip Inman

15, Feb, 2024 @6:32 PM

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Renters in England face rising no-fault evictions as reform bill delayed again
More than 26,000 section 21 notices issued in five years since ban was announced, while social housing stock has plummeted

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

08, Feb, 2024 @6:30 PM

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Tenant sues landlord claiming UK flat was sublet as he was stranded abroad
Social housing resident Filippe Scalora alleges a stranger moved into his flat while he was stranded abroad

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

08, Feb, 2024 @6:00 AM

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The Tories starved councils, thinking no one cared. Now they’re bust – and we care very much | Will Hutton
Denied funds, local authorities are at breaking point and badly in need of reform as well as a touch of civic pride

Will Hutton

04, Feb, 2024 @7:30 AM

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Parents plead for help after girl, one, taken to hospital six times due to mould
Father of Dareen Nuru says they have been told to move out of south London flat but have nowhere else to go

Sammy Gecsoyler

02, Feb, 2024 @7:00 AM

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How a Black Miami neighborhood became ‘ground zero for climate gentrification’
A documentary, Razing Liberty Square, examines the plight of families in Liberty City as developers ‘revitalize’ community on desirable higher land

Joseph Contreras

29, Jan, 2024 @6:00 PM

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‘British homes for British workers’ is an empty, century-old, xenophobic slogan | Kenan Malik
Politicians have long used the ‘invader’ trope to distract from failed social housing policies

Kenan Malik

28, Jan, 2024 @9:30 AM

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Plans to give UK citizens priority for social housing ‘would increase homelessness’
Further rationing of already scarce resources will not fix decades of failures, housing groups tell Sunak

Ben Quinn Political correspondent

26, Jan, 2024 @2:04 PM

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Reform UK leader accuses Tories of ‘stealing’ social housing policy
Richard Tice says Conservatives trying to copy party’s plan to put foreign nationals at ‘back of queue’ for social homes

Ben Quinn and Kiran Stacey

25, Jan, 2024 @5:40 PM

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Tory social housing plan aims to prioritise ‘British homes for British workers’
Exclusive: Proposals to be put forward next month will favour UK citizens, but experts say they are likely to be illegal or unworkable

Kiran Stacey Political correspondent

24, Jan, 2024 @6:49 PM

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Children suffering due to lack of outdoor play, UK charities warn
Charities call on government to prioritise outside spaces for play as MPs begin inquiry into planning and children’s wellbeing

Sandra Laville Environment correspondent

23, Jan, 2024 @8:53 AM

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