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Rough sleeping on the rise

22 January 2024

Record numbers of people are now sleeping rough. The Conservative Party pledge to end rough sleeping in England by 2024 looks an empty promise despite action during the pandemic.

Deepening housing crisis in Manchester

9 December 2019

The housing crisis sweeping Britain shows no sign of abating. Its effects are to be found all over the country, not least in the much-vaunted “Northern powerhouse” of Manchester. 

On the streets in Manchester

11 March 2019

Homelessness is growing in Britain, in part due to the shortage of housing. It's worst in London, but is growing fast elsewhere in England – the Midlands, Yorkshire, and the North-West.

Home truths - hard times

28 February 2019

Young workers are finding it harder to set up their own home. This is due to rising house prices, static wages and low levels of employment.

Vultures feast on housing shortage

27 November 2017

A case going through the High Court illustrates the way regeneration schemes are often merely a curtain raiser for the demolition of council-owned housing.

Council rakes in millions from housing sales

4 August 2017

 Kensington and Chelsea council raised £4.5 million from the sale of two council houses last year, more than the £3.5 million outlay on the controversial cladding system added to Grenfell Tower.

House the People

Thursday 28 September 2017 19:30

CPBML Public Meeting, Thursday 28 September, 7.30pm

Brockway Room, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL

Housing in Britain is broken. Instead of filling a need, it is an investment from which huge profits can be made by taking advantage of the acute rise in demand. Meanwhile, council housing is left to rot – with deadly consequences. Come and discuss. All welcome.