affordable housing

  • September 13, 2011

    Especially in areas where affordable housing is scarce, many of us – even if not about to be displaced ourselves – have friends or relatives who are about to lose their homes, with all that this involves, says Savi Hensman, explaining why the government’s programme of draconian cuts to housing benefit are so harmful.

  • July 13, 2011

    Churches can play a key role in regenerating rural communities and providing new affordable homes, the Anglican Bishop of Norwich says.

  • April 10, 2011

    Housing and homelessness campaigners in London have strongly criticised new proposals to turn squatting into a criminal act.

  • February 18, 2011

    Local authorities must start prioritising spending on housing delivery to meet need, Shelter said in response to house building figures released yesterday (17 February).

  • November 17, 2010

    The Government should enable affordable rural housing schemes to proceed and not require complex and expensive referenda, church leaders say.

  • October 21, 2010

    Hi George. How's your week been?

    All that public rattling through stuff that so many people are worried about can't be easy. Probably not a lot of fun browsing the cartoons either – one picture being worth a thousand words and all that.

  • October 21, 2010

    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.

  • October 18, 2010

    Campaigning churches' charity Housing Justice has announced new funding for initiatives aimed at tackling the growing rural housing crisis.

  • October 16, 2010

    Housing charities want to see churches making their unused land and buildings available to the community in order to tackle the rural housing crisis.

  • June 17, 2010

    Catholic Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols has become the patron of homelessness charity The Passage, a post originally held by his predecessor, Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor.