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Developer withdraws planning proposals for 'grim' and 'Stalinist' St Pauls flats

Controversial plans for a four-storey block of flats in St Pauls have been withdrawn. The boss of developers Clayewater Homes says they spent “a lot...

The idea of sharing a home across generational divides is having a come back

'I’m an Irish Traveller. The government is attacking us at every angle'

Features

Beyond Brexit: In Bristol’s housing crisis everyone’s a loser apart from the landlords

Everyone’s a loser in Bristol’s housing crisis, except for landlords and people looking to sell their homes. Tenants in the privately rented sector are struggling...

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Housing coops: a landlord you can trust

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Some locals are financially benefiting from gentrification in St Pauls. But at a cost.

Zero rough sleeping in Bristol by 2027: fantasy or reality?

The council has set out a bold vision to eradicate rough sleeping in just eight years, but can we get there?

Student rent strike continues despite university affordable housing pledge

Students will continue to withhold rent payments, despite a pledge from the University of Bristol to make a fivefold increase in affordable accommodation.

Homelessness: Nothing to do, nowhere to go?

Paul Blake is campaigning for a homeless day centre.

Bristol’s working homeless crisis on the rise

The private landlord monopoly and lack of affordable housing is crippling Bristol’s gig economy workers.

To end homelessness, we need to change how we talk about it

We’re not seeing the big picture, says Joe Smith, who works in the sector and is increasingly frustrated at how the issues are framed.

Tory MP wants to get rid of sites and move Travellers into houses

Charities say the bill, if passed, would lead to the forced assimilation of Gypsies and Travellers.

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