More than 500 workers at the housing charity Shelter will stage a two-week strike next month over a dispute regarding pay. The workers, who are based across the UK, have accused the organisation’s management of attempting to impose a real terms pay cut on its staff.
‘Desperate, harmful and completely unworkable’: Sector reacts to housing association right to buy plan
The UK Government's plan to extend the Right to Buy (RTB) their home to all housing association tenants in England is a "retrograde step" that could erode the supply of affordable housing, it has been warned.
The UK Government must complete and publish a full assessment of the impact on renters of their decisions to freeze Local Housing Allowance and cut Universal Credit, which risk pushing many households into poverty, problem debt, and homelessness, according to a number of housing groups.
The UK Government has been warned of an impending rent crisis in the UK following the reintroduction of a national lockdown. The warning came in a joint statement from the National Residential Landlords Association, The Big Issue and Ride Out Recession Alliance, Shelter, ARLA Propertymark, the
Call for change to ‘dangerous’ new immigration rules targeting people sleeping rough for deportation
New immigration rules targeting people sleeping rough will endanger lives, undermine progress in reducing homelessness and must be reconsidered, a collection of leading homelessness charities have warned in a message being sent to the UK Government. In a letter to home secretary Priti Patel and secr
New immigration rules from the Home Office outlining that non-UK nationals rough sleeping could face deportation from January 1 next year have been branded as "cruel" and a “huge step backwards” by homelessness charities.
The practice of refusing to rent homes to people on housing benefit has suffered another legal blow after a disabled father won his trial against housing benefit discrimination this week.
Maddy Moore responds to Shelter’s successful court case against blanket bans on renting properties to people on housing benefit.
Blanket bans on renting properties to people on housing benefit are unlawful and discriminatory, a judge in England has ruled.
HSBC is currently working with charities in the UK to help homeless people who do not have permanent or fixed addresses, or photo ID, to open bank accounts. These accounts would be managed in HSBC branches or online.
Campaigners are calling for an increase to the Scottish Welfare Fund budget after new statistics released show a rising number of Scots are accessing emergency cash to help pay for food or heating.
One in four households in England who are homeless or under the threat of homelessness in 2018 were in paid employment at the time, an Observer study of government figures has found.
Housing and homelessness charity Shelter urges England to follow Scotland’s lead in introducing pioneering longer, more secure tenancies.
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has called on the UK Government to scrap the “fundamentally unfair” benefit cap after the Supreme Court ruled in favour of the policy.
A £600,000 pot of funding has been launched in Greater Manchester which aims to find real-life solutions to the housing problems facing thousands of vulnerable private renters in the city.