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Local authorities must start prioritising spending on housing delivery to meet need, Shelter said in response to house building figures released yesterday (17 February).
Inflation could lead to homelessness for people already struggling to pay their housing costs, the charity Shelter said today.
A vote on new social housing measures was taken two hours before the end of the consultation period. Church groups now fear their submissions will be ignored.
Around 280,000 refugees and asylum seekers are living in social housing at present says Annabel Taylor. Cuts in the budget for social housing may spark a second exodus.
New research confirms that Government cuts to Local Housing Allowance (LHA) will increase the segregation of rich and poor areas in London.
Housing and homelessness charity Shelter says more than two million people are using credit cards to pay their mortgage or rent.
More than 71,000 children will spend Christmas in temporary accommodation, says housing charity.
A Green MEP has called for a European and national framework to promote sustainable housing, through policy, incentives and funding.
Nearly half a million rural households may be left without housing in the next quarter of a century, a bishop will warn next week
Among the Chancellor’s targets in the Comprehensive Spending Review are social housing and those who need it. The capital budget has been slashed, and new tenants may face being charged up to 80 per cent of market rents.