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...
The profitable world of housing Bristol’s homeless
Bristol’s biggest provider of emergency family accommodation had been evicting settled tenants to turn flats into high rent emergency housing. We look further into the murky, profitable world of housing the city’s homeless.
‘We’re just as human as you’: one woman’s experience of being transgender and homeless
Bristol’s housing crisis means outreach services struggle to provide enough emergency accommodation, and homeless people scrape by on the streets.
The stories of tenants evicted by Connolly & Callaghan
Pregnant, made homeless, and refusing to leave: Meet the tenants evicted by Connolly & Callaghan, Bristol’s “ethical” emergency housing provider.
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...
Video: eviction of probation office squat
Squatters were evicted today from the abandoned probation office near Stokes Croft. Around 60 people had been staying at the building. While efforts were made...