A photo of Barton House tower block

Reports

Council still thinking about knocking down Barton House, months after residents’ return

Sources said options for the Barton House high-rise are still being weighed up after a report was commissioned into its possible demolition

Owner of ex-pub and cinema should up his landlord game before developing more flats, say tenants

Council delays putting community-led housing in at risk, Lockleaze charity warns

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Reports

Community union’s intervention sees housing association eviction halted amid disrepair claims

Council to launch ‘overdue’ consultation on expanding landlord licensing

Bristol City Council wants to significantly expand landlord licensing in a bid to drive up standards for renters. But do the plans go far enough?

Revealed: Renters living in mouldy flats handed steep rent hike by millionaire London landlords

Residents of the iconic Queens Court housing block in Clifton are fed up with living in poor conditions and their complaints being ignored, a Cable investigation has uncovered.

‘My anxiety levels are off the scale’: Tempers fray as student houses multiply on estate

As residents and students clash on High Kingsdown estate, Bristol City Council is being urged to enforce its own targets and lower the number of HMOs in the area. 

Rogue landlord yacht owner turns to Airbnb after fleecing tenants’ of their deposits

Thomas Flight, whose Miss Conduct yacht sits in Bristol Harbour, has been convicted of a series of offences against his previous tenants but his properties are now on the short-term let market.

Bristol City Council investigates notorious property boss for potential breach of legal order

In 2022, landlord Mushtaq Ahmed was fined £3,000 and given 150 days to clean up three dilapidated buildings in Bristol – but there’s been little sign of improvement since.

Campaigners seek new community asset listing for pub with hidden cinema in bid to stop flats plan

Save Redfield Cinema group members say they’re throwing the 'kitchen sink' at blocking redevelopment plans for St George's Hall, as they urge locals to object and present alternative proposals.