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The housing and homelessness charity Shelter has condemned Government proposals to remove housing benefit for under 25s.
Government figures show a 16 per cent increase in homelessness acceptances between January and March 2012, compared to the same quarter in 2011.
Figures released yesterday (May 10) by the Council of Mortgage Lenders reveal the rate of repossessions in the UK remains high, four years after the recession began.
Newham Council has written to housing associations across the country, including one in Stoke, in an attempt to find accommodation for the 32,000 families on its housing waiting list.
Britain’s housing market is failing to meet the needs of older people - despite a rapidly ageing population and a growing demand for retirement housing, says a new report from Shelter.
The housing and homelessness charity Shelter has revealed that renting a two-bedroom home in London is unaffordable for families earning less than £52,000.
Figures published by Department for Communities and Local Government show 48,510 households across England were accepted as homeless by local authorities in 2011
Latest Government statistics show a rise of 23 per cent in street homelessness in England, between autumn 2010 and autumn 2011.
A new survey from Shelter reveals that almost one million people have taken out a payday loan to help pay rent or mortgage in the last 12 months.
Almost 70,000 children will wake up on Christmas Day in temporary accommodation, without a home to call their own, says Shelter.