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UK housing crisis is so bad that some people waiting 55 years for a social home: 'We need change'
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Social housing

UK housing crisis is so bad that some people waiting 55 years for a social home: 'We need change'

Almost 1.3 million people in England are waiting for a social home with a combined wait of 1,844 years across the country, says National Housing Federation in plea for long-term housing plan
We need new homes to have any hope of ending UK's housing crisis. So where are all the builders?
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HOUSING

We need new homes to have any hope of ending UK's housing crisis. So where are all the builders?

Emmerdale star Alexander Lincoln: 'When people lose their house, they can lose their humanity'
Homelessness

Emmerdale star Alexander Lincoln: 'When people lose their house, they can lose their humanity'

Labour unveils plan for new housing on 'ugly grey belt land'. But is Starmer going far enough?
Housing crisis

Labour unveils plan for new housing on 'ugly grey belt land'. But is Starmer going far enough?

Renting reforms risk 'trapping' victims of domestic violence with abusers, government warned
RENTING

Renting reforms risk 'trapping' victims of domestic violence with abusers, government warned

Sunak's call to end 'sick note culture' and reform benefits is 'demonising' disabled and sick people
Rishi Sunak during his speech on the UK's 'sick note culture'
Benefits

Sunak's call to end 'sick note culture' and reform benefits is 'demonising' disabled and sick people

Back to Black actor Eddie Marsan: 'There aren't any no-go areas in Tower Hamlets'
London

Back to Black actor Eddie Marsan: 'There aren't any no-go areas in Tower Hamlets'

Mark Menzies scandal: How Tory sleaze may shape next UK general election as Sunak's party plummets
Mark Menzies
Politics

Mark Menzies scandal: How Tory sleaze may shape next UK general election as Sunak's party plummets

'It's a choice between dinner and devices': Millions of children held back by digital poverty
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Exclusive

'It's a choice between dinner and devices': Millions of children held back by digital poverty

My daughter has been trapped in hospital for years with a learning disability – and she wants out
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Disabilities

My daughter has been trapped in hospital for years with a learning disability – and she wants out

Millions missing out on £23billion in unclaimed DWP benefits – an average of £2,700 per person
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Benefits

Millions missing out on £23billion in unclaimed DWP benefits – an average of £2,700 per person

How Rishi Sunak's smoking ban became a fight between individual freedom and public health
Smoking ban

How Rishi Sunak's smoking ban became a fight between individual freedom and public health

Renters being forced to move house costs £550m per year: 'I'm always in fight or flight'
renters are paying half a billion pounds for unwanted house moves
RENTING

Renters being forced to move house costs £550m per year: 'I'm always in fight or flight'

Rents in UK are rising at highest rate in decades. Will they keep going up?
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Renting

Rents in UK are rising at highest rate in decades. Will they keep going up?

DWP could violate human rights with plan to snoop on benefit claimants' bank accounts
A miniature figurine businessman looking down on an information booklet for department for work and pensions
Benefits

DWP could violate human rights with plan to snoop on benefit claimants' bank accounts

Rishi Sunak is celebrating UK's inflation fall – there's just several problems
Inflation

Rishi Sunak is celebrating UK's inflation fall – there's just several problems

Is the cost of living crisis over and will prices in the UK ever come down?
Cost of living crisis

Is the cost of living crisis over and will prices in the UK ever come down?

Liz Truss blames the 'deep state' and the 'establishment' for her downfall. Here's why she's wrong
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Politics

Liz Truss blames the 'deep state' and the 'establishment' for her downfall. Here's why she's wrong

'It's an epidemic': 1.4 million workers trapped in insecure jobs are stuck in precarious rented homes
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Employment

'It's an epidemic': 1.4 million workers trapped in insecure jobs are stuck in precarious rented homes

Long-term sickness cannot be fixed by tightening 'harsh' disability benefits system, experts warn
long term sickness/ ill
Benefits

Long-term sickness cannot be fixed by tightening 'harsh' disability benefits system, experts warn

Thousands could be owed up to £12k from DWP in backdated PIP payments. Here's what you need to know
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Social Justice

Thousands could be owed up to £12k from DWP in backdated PIP payments. Here's what you need to know

'Consign it to history': Sadiq Khan pledges to end rough sleeping in London by 2030
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is calling for more support for renters
Rough Sleeping

'Consign it to history': Sadiq Khan pledges to end rough sleeping in London by 2030

Millions of families on universal credit worse off by £1,400 a year, experts say: 'It needs to change'
universal credit
Universal credit

Millions of families on universal credit worse off by £1,400 a year, experts say: 'It needs to change'

It's five years and four PMs since Tory vow to ban no-fault evictions. Why are we still waiting?
Theresa May announced no-fault evictions would be scrapped
RENTING

It's five years and four PMs since Tory vow to ban no-fault evictions. Why are we still waiting?

No-fault evictions put households at risk of homelessness over 80,000 times since Tory ban pledge
Renters Reform Bill campaigners call for the end of no-fault evictions
RENTING

No-fault evictions put households at risk of homelessness over 80,000 times since Tory ban pledge