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Media on the UNISON South East site.

Housing and Planning Act 2016

This briefing looks at the potential implications of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 on social landlords, tenants, the workforce and housing provision in general.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Housing crisis is ‘a national disaster’, conference hears

Local government delegates hear plea for a housing policy which will help people: ‘build, build, build’

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UNISON welcomes new law on tenancy fees

New Tenancy Fees Act (Engalnd) comes into force on 1 June – Scotland and Wales have own legislation

Article on the UNISON National site.

Shifting the balance of power

Devolution is finally reaching the English regions – on 4 May, voters get to elect the first batch of ‘metro mayors’

Magazine on the Magazine site.

UNISON Briefing – government consultation on overcoming barriers to longer tenancies (England)

The government is consulting on proposals to make private rented tenancies longer in England – up to three years: the consultation closes on 26 August

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Building a national housing consensus and homes for all

We need to restore direct investment and subsidy for public housing

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Help halt the government attack on housing

New UNISON briefing on government’s Housing and Planning Bill highlights risks and offer advice on what you can do

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Housing isn’t a crisis, but an emergency

National delegate conference backs a range of approaches to tackle the shortage of affordable housing in a passionate debate A passionate debate at UNISON’s national delegate conference saw the union put forward a range of measures to tackle the housing crisis – or, as one speaker put it, the “housing emergency”. The debate in Liverpool, […]

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UNISON calls on the government to address housing crisis

The nation faces a desperate housing crisis. We need to build at least 250,000 homes per year to meet housing demand but less than half the homes we need are being built. The acute shortage of housing – particularly social and affordable housing – has led to spiralling rents and house prices across the nation […]

News on the UNISON South East site.

Shifting the balance of power

Devolution is finally reaching the English regions – on 4 May, voters get to elect the first batch of ‘metro mayors’

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

UNISON responds to government housing plans

Plans to increase the country’s housing stock are welcome, but do nothing to tackle the problems for those on low incomes

Article on the UNISON National site.

Local government workers can’t afford to live in the towns they serve

Housing is out of reach for public service workers, declares local government conference

News on the UNISON National site.

What you need to know about government housing plans (England)

Plans to abolish ‘no-fault’ evictions are welcome, says union, but more needs to be done for private tenants

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for properly funded council housing

Meeting just three-days after Grenfell anniversary, conference calls for safe and affordable housing for all

Article on the UNISON National site.