Why we need renters’ unions
25 April 2019
People power can help fix the mess of the housing market, writes Jacob Stringer from London Renters Union
A natural history of Heygate Estate
28 March 2019
The redevelopment of a London council estate has led to the loss of a mature ‘urban forest’ - as well as hundreds of rented homes. Photos and text by Matthew Benjamin Coleman.
In Community We Trust
20 November 2018
It's time for councils to put housing back in the hands of the people, writes Tom Chance.
Building the Future
8 August 2018
Innovative municipal projects are tackling local housing problems worldwide.
Stormzy, Grenfell and what it means to be a ‘threat’
24 February 2018
The artist is giving a vital platform to a new generation of voices pointing out the deep hypocrisy in which crimes get punished and which get rewarded. By Remi Joseph-Salisbury and Laura Connelly
The Great Housing Swindle
7 December 2017
Michael Coates reviews a new film revealing the shocking state of housing inequality in the UK.
Beware the automated landlord
9 September 2017
Tenants of the automated landlord are effectively paying two rents: one in money, the other in information for data harvesting, writes Desiree Fields
Reclaiming Holloway Homes
21 February 2017
The government is closing old, inner-city jails. Rebecca Roberts looks at what happens next
How to win a rent strike
23 October 2016
Social networks are stronger than management hierarchies. David Dahlborn describes how the UCL rent strike won
Housing is a mental health issue
30 May 2016
Emma Snaith reports on the Focus E15 demonstration highlighting the link between a lack of decent social housing and poor mental health
End of the road for social housing?
22 February 2016
Bob Colenutt looks at the disastrous consequences of the Housing and Planning Bill, which if passed will be the most significant change in the history of social housing
Housing gains in Spain
25 August 2015
Tom Youngman reports from Madrid on the Spanish housing movement fighting evictions and campaigning for the right to housing for all
1 June 2015
Families on the Sweets Way housing estate have lost plenty – but have also learnt the power of collective action, says Liam Barrington-Bush
London: not for sale
11 March 2014
As the world's biggest property compaines meet to carve up our cities we must continue to fight back, writes Christine Haigh