‘I have never experienced such intense stress’: Social workers on the strain of cuts
Soaring workloads and the impact of austerity can make a tough job unbearable, say children’s social workers
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.
This is what universal credit means for Bristol
Since June, the controversial new ‘universal credit’ benefit has been implemented across Bristol. How well is the system working?
‘Big difficulties’ expected as universal credit comes to Bristol
As advice agencies and food banks are warning about the impact in Bristol, we'd like to hear your experiences.
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.
Property guardianship in Bristol ‘has run its course’, says cabinet member for housing
Council plans to end scandal-hit scheme will mean 150 people have to find a new home.
Levelling renting’s uneven playing field
A new Bristol-based service, Marks Out Of Tenancy, is giving landlords and letting agents the TripAdvisor treatment.
Revealed: Developer’s huge price hike and outdated profit calculations
Controversial development set for decision on Wednesday as campaigners step up fight
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.