UNISON has commissioned research into the housing issues facing workers across public services in the UK
Union stresses the need for any definition of key workers to include all those in public services, not just those in uniform
“It’s been hard. So hard. We’ve been counting each slice of bread we eat.”
UNISON survey set to reveal the scale of the problems caused for workers struggling to pay rent or mortgages
A homeless hostel team leader talks about how the coronavirus pandemic has made her and her colleagues’ jobs harder than ever
Homeless hostel team leader Sarah talks about how the coronavirus pandemic has made her and her colleagues’ jobs harder than ever
With everyone spending more time in their homes because of lockdown, the work of staff at housing associations is even more important in helping make sure everyone carries on being a good neighbour
The union welcomes help announced so far by the government, but calls for further action during the pandemic
The union calls on people to respond to the government’s consultation on it’s new scheme, which will not solve the housing crisis
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.