social housing

  • July 25, 2017

    More than 100 families a day lost their homes last year, according to new figures, after the number of renters evicted from their properties reached a record high.

  • July 11, 2017

    In 1929, George Orwell was admitted to a public hospital in Paris.

  • June 18, 2017

    The scale of the devastation caused by the Grenfell Tower fire is gradually emerging.

  • January 6, 2016

    Last night, (5 January) the Housing and Planning Bill was debated in the House of Commons, though anybody who wasn't personally involved, or relies on broadcast media for their news, could be forgi

  • December 12, 2015

    The UK government plans to scrap lifetime tenancies for new council tenants.

  • July 11, 2015

    The Summer Budget produced by the UK chancellor George Osborne will, predictably, continue to widen the gap between the rich and the rest of the population.

  • July 6, 2015

    Hundreds of thousands of council and housing association tenants in England could face rocketing rents or eviction unless they buy their homes.

  • July 22, 2014

    Housing Justice is the national voice for Christian action on housing and homelessness. On Thursday evening (24 July 2014) they are holding a guided walk and social event in Bermondsey, to which all are invited.

  • November 10, 2013

    Because of the bedroom tax, many much-needed affordable homes may be demolished, despite the housing shortage. The Observer reports that several housing associations, unable to let three-bedroom homes because of this controversial UK government measure, are planning to knock some of these down or considering doing so.

  • October 28, 2013

    This is a time to be both politically and practically subversive in the face of a growing political consensus that is hurting the most vulnerable, says Jonathan Bartley. All of the main parties in the UK, including Labour, support the cut in housing benefit. Labour has said that it would not reverse it - or, indeed, most of the other welfare reforms - should it gain power at the next election. In the face of such a negative consensus, new social housing could become a central weapon in the Churches' fight to protect the poorest.