Housing crisis

Moving on: Bristol's Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

‘People make us out to be anti-social, but we’re not’: meet the van-dwelling pensioners dividing opinion at the Downs

A community of people living in vehicles on Bristol’s most famous green space, which includes a number of older people, faces an uncertain future as some local groups complain about their ‘unfair’ use of protected land.

‘Tents and shipping containers won’t solve our homelessness crisis. Here’s what will’

Charities scramble to find homes for 60 homeless people cut loose from Everyone In scheme

Local Elections 2021

Housing hustings underlines scale of crisis facing next Bristol mayor, leaving more questions than answers

Mayoral candidates admit government support is needed to really get to grips with housing crisis, while some questions remain over details of sitting mayor Marvin Rees's plans for next term.

Local Elections 2021

Wielding the strength of the union: ACORN Bristol’s demands

Coronavirus in Bristol

Council forced to find alternative for rough sleepers as government scraps scheme

'Covid-19 is creating a housing crisis in Bristol' - A lettings agent on how to avert it

Tenants don’t need to be lumped with rent arrears and landlords can still get their rent in the long run, writes Bristol lettings agent Boris Drappier.

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

The Home Office plans to criminalise trespass, a move campaigners say threatens Travellers' way of life.

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...

Bristol’s new van policy. What is it, and how will it affect you?

Injunctions, ‘high’ and ‘low’ impact, and surveillance. We explain what you can expect from the council's new van policy.

Bristol’s working homeless crisis on the rise

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

Government ‘comprehensively failed’ Gypsies and Travellers, report finds

They have the worst outcomes out of all the ethnicities in the UK.