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Why building more homes will not solve Britain’s housing crisis.

Ann Pettifor. The problem of inflated prices lies in property speculation. That’s what we need to clamp down on.   Everyone – from the government, to housing charities, to housebuilders – has bought into the conventional wisdom that the dysfunction that racks our...

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. ...

Theresa May loses Brexit deal vote by majority of 230.

MPs vote down EU withdrawal agreement in resounding defeat for prime minister Follow the latest developments – live. How did your MP vote? Heather Stewart Political editor. Tuesday 15th January 2019. Theresa May has sustained the heaviest parliamentary defeat of...

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...
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