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
Could straw and timber houses on street corners be the future of urban development?
Bristol’s changing hostels in the age of Brexit
“In the ten years I’ve been working in the Backpackers, I’ve never experienced a situation like this.” Hostel workers on the impact of Brexit.
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...
Housing law doesn't protect boat dwellers - as residents at Bristol's Floating Harbour have found out.
Bristol firm profiting from housing homeless – by kicking other tenants out
Bristol emergency housing provider evicting settled tenants and converting homes into high-rent emergency accommodation More on this story: Meet the evicted tenants & Landlords doorstepped by...
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.
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.
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