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Social housing residents in England will be better protected as part of a review to ensure they are listened to, according to Eddie Hughes, minister for rough sleeping and housing in England. The review on qualifications and professional training will drive up standards by making sure social housing

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Peers in the House of Lords have voted in favour of an amendment to the Police, Crime, Courts and Sentencing Bill to scrap the Vagrancy Act across England and Wales. Already repealed in Scotland, the 1824 legislation is still continually used to criminalise people for rough sleeping or beg

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Owners of second homes in England who abuse a tax loophole by claiming their often-empty properties are holiday lets will be forced to pay under new measures announced by the UK Government today.

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New homes in England will be required by law to install electric vehicle charging points from next year, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to announce. The UK Government said the law will see up to 145,000 charging points installed across the country each year.

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Homelessness charity Crisis has criticised the UK Government for failing to provide effective support for renters following the end of a coronavirus-linked eviction ban in England after new figures revealed that the number of landlord possessions has soared by 207%.

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People from EU countries living in Britain are nearly three times more likely to experience rough sleeping than the general adult population and are twice as likely to experience homelessness overall because they struggle to access support, new research from homelessness charity Crisis has revealed.

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