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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.

Baling out the housing crisis

Bristol's changing hostels in the age of Brexit

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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...


Troubled waters


Bristol firm profiting from housing homeless – by kicking other tenants out

Students and University in battle over high rents

Bristol University is being accused of shutting out applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds, after an announcement that rents in halls will be raised from the next...

Judge finds against Avonmouth housing rights occupation

Council granted right to evict housing activist protesters from council home auctioned last month.

Supported housing's future hangs in the balance

Unless the government protects them from its housing benefit cuts, homes for vulnerable people could start shutting down in Bristol next year.

Dead space

We hear a lot about empty homes, but where exactly are Bristol’s disused properties? Alex Turner takes a look, and finds as many questions as...

Whitehall squatters evicted

Bailiffs kick group out of former disused probation hostel at 4:00am.

Carriageworks development in a mixed bag result

Planning permission produces claims of both community victory and council let down

How Bristol 24/7 missed the mark on gentrification

Social change can’t be wished away by calling it something different, argues Alex Turner

Taking The Piss: Agency Fees

Who’s trumping the rip off in unwarranted costs?

Estate agent doorstepped by mum facing eviction

The wealthy owner of a local estate agent will get a shock today.

Housing problems, unviable solutions

View Infographic Developers’ strong hand helps to squeeze Bristol’s supply of affordable homes