Author: Alex Turner
Bristol's affordable housing and climate goals do not sit easily together
Green mayoral candidate pledges to build 2,000 council homes and carry out major energy-efficiency work on the remainder by 2030, despite a review warning this could wipe out reserves.
Fear of 'cover-ups', bad decisions and squandering taxpayers' money
A cross-party group of councillors fear “cover-ups”, bad decisions and taxpayers’ money being squandered by Bristol City Council. Now they call for better access rights to information.
Eviction stopped and bailiffs seen off as universal credit starts to bite
First action by community union against council bailiffs buys Hartcliffe resident, facing homelessness after benefit switch, a few more days.
Services at tipping point: adult social care cuts in Bristol
Further cuts and restructures to adult social care in Bristol are on the table. Here's what's happened so far, what changes are afoot and what impact people are seeing.
Reimagining Cathy: "Lots of people are struggling to pay the rent"
A new play responding to Ken Loach's classic Cathy Come Home is coming to the Trinity Centre. We caught up with writer Ali Taylor to discuss displacement, hidden homelessness and inviting audiences to challenge the system.
An ethics lesson for emergency housing
Bristol council this week announced it would be adopting ACORN’s Ethical Lettings Charter as the standard for housing across the city. What will it mean...
Bristol’s housing: challenges, ideas and priorities
Housing will present an unpleasant puzzle for Bristol’s next mayor, whoever they may be. We asked three experts for their slant on tackling it.
Interactive Map: Bristol council’s homes under the hammer
The council have been selling off hundreds of homes in Bristol over the last decade, despite a long waiting list for council housing. Do the...