If you want to see a more stable rental system, and less homelessness, make sure you have your say in the government’s consultation, which closes on 12 October.
I was brought up in a council house in inner-city Leeds. I know that council housing is vital to our country’s future, because like millions of people it’s part of my own life story and I know what a huge difference it can make to any family.
National delegate conference backs a range of approaches to tackle the shortage of affordable housing in a passionate debate
New Tenancy Fees Act (Engalnd) comes into force on 1 June – Scotland and Wales have own legislation
Plans to abolish ‘no-fault’ evictions are welcome, says union, but more needs to be done for private tenants
The union welcomes government’s proposals, but is concerned that no further funds are being made available for genuinely affordable homes
National Housing Federation launches consultation on giving tenants and residents a greater say in housing matters
Plans for a new Housing Complaints Resolution Service welcomed
City council becomes first to make union’s charter a key part of its commissioning process
UNISON is encouraging members to respond to the government’s consultation on social housing in England. A government green paper promises “a new deal for social housing” to make sure that tenants have access to safe, secure and decent homes, and are empowered to hold their landlords to account when things go wrong. Key proposals include: […]
Owning a home has become virtually impossible for many public sector workers across Britain, according to research published today (Sunday)
The government is carrying out a consultation on proposals to ‘remove barriers’ to longer private-sector tenancies in England
In most parts of the UK, the price of renting a home has risen steadily, while public sector salaries… well, they haven’t. Find out how much NHS porters, nurses, PCSOs and more are spending on rent