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Families facing homelessness as infamous landlord orders them to leave so he can cash in on empire.

I hate him. We all do. It’s low-rent housing – if I could afford to move elsewhere, I would,’ says tenant. Hundreds of people are facing homelessness after receiving eviction notices from one of Britain’s most controversial landlords. ...

What I Rent: Sharan, £675 a month to share a two-bedroom flat in Stoke Newington.

Ellen Scott Tuesday 15 Jan 2019 9:23 am. Renting in London isn’t much fun. It’s also confusing when you start searching for a place. Is it normal to pay £1,200 a month for a studio with a shower in the kitchen? Is that a reasonable deposit? Is this a good place to...

My walk to work shows me how homelessness is transforming Britain.

Hadley Freeman. At my local homeless shelter, some inhabitants leave every night to work at Amazon factories; some are Uber drivers  @HadleyFreeman My walk to work is not a long one – 15 minutes at a decent clip. Nor is it a particularly lovely one, as it largely...

Ministers consider ending jail terms of six months or less.

The Ministry of Justice is considering banning prison sentences of less than six months in England and Wales. Ministers argue that short jail terms are less effective at cutting reoffending than community penalties. Prisons minister Rory Stewart told the Daily...

Universal credit: Vote to extend benefit to three million – delayed.

The next stage of the universal credit rollout is to be scaled back amid concerns about the controversial new benefits system. MPs were due to vote on whether to move three million benefit claimants onto universal credit in the next few weeks. But this vote has been...
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