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Tory MP wants to get rid of sites and move Travellers into houses

Charities say the bill, if passed, would lead to the forced assimilation of Gypsies and Travellers.

Road to nowhere: Bristol's hidden housing crisis

Faced with a unique housing crisis and deep-seated prejudice, where are Bristol’s Gypsy and Traveller population supposed to go?

How two survivors of abuse were failed. And how they fought back.

A story of two women on the sharp end of organisational failures, who refused to be victims.

Hundreds of Bristolians face landlords with an ultimate legal power. But a rebellion is growing

A fightback is brewing against a piece of legislation that epitomises the difficulties of having a secure home.

People block developers profiting from Bristol's housing crisis

Campaign against the Chocolate Factory development in Greenbank kicks back into action as developers begin work – minus any affordable housing.

Hamilton House owners shut out Coexist after decade of managing building

Following a year of fraught negotiations, evictions and uncertainty, the building’s owners are also submitting a full planning application for flats.

The Cable view: A development for justice in this city, with the help of Cable members

The Cable led calls from across the city to #bootoutbailiffs - and we’re being heard.

The debate: High-rises in Bristol – addressing the housing crisis or soulless towers?

The council has launched a plan to build a number of high-rise residential towers across the city in a bid to make better use of the city’s limited space, attracting resistance from campaigners and the Green Party, who say the towers are too high and unnecessary. Two players in the debate give th...

Opinion: Our mayor has an open goal opportunity to help thousands. Will he take it?

There is a strong moral and financial case to drop the medieval practice of enforcing debts with hired heavies.

Council launch van living and rough sleeping policy consultations

BCC announces consultations for its new van and rough sleeping encampments the day after completing Greenbank evictions.

Only one rogue landlord prosecuted for illegal eviction in four years

In the past four years Bristol City Council have only successfully prosecuted one landlord for illegal eviction.

Reactions to council’s new proposals on van dwellers

The draft plans, which outline greater enforcement powers, receives mixed reactions.

Artists pushed out but fighting back: YardArts Village

From St Pauls to Shirehampton: Circus company YardArts aim to turn leaving the city centre into an opportunity.

EXCLUSIVE: Council policy on van living outlines greater enforcement powers

Bristol is to become one of the first places in the country to have a stretegy for vehicle dwellers, but some fear it could simply end up displacing people. 

Latest eviction threat by Hamilton House owners rebuffed by council

After having two planning applications blocked, Hamilton House's owners aim to keep development plans alive by stopping it being given community centre status.

Council blocks second planning application to redevelop Hamilton House

After 200 tenants were recently evicted, the future of Stokes Croft's cultural hub hangs in the balance as plans to redevelop are blocked yet again by the council.

Protesters claim victory in blocking “illegal” eviction

ACORN campaigners have stopped former Bristol City Football Club director from evicting a mother and her three small children from their home.

Hamilton House: ‘This is an incredibly important moment for Bristol’s future’

The fate of Stoke Croft’s Hamilton House encapsulates whether Bristol’s culture can survive the house building drive, says tenant.

Hamilton House evictions begin as controversial development looms

Around 150 tenants forced out, in the latest chapter of the long dispute over the future of the Stokes Croft cultural hub.

Baling out the housing crisis

Could straw and timber houses on street corners be the future of urban development?

Plans to evict 2,000 people from Bath housing estate to go to High Court

Local people are fighting mass evictions and the demolition of 542-home Foxhill housing estate, where most affordable and social housing won't be replaced.

Revealed: Why this 630 unit development won’t have a single affordable home

A huge new development is set to begin in South Bristol. However, there won't be a single affordable home. But this time it’s not developers trying to get around council targets. 

Bedminster tower blocks: the only way is up?

Bedminster locals remain concerned about proposed high rise flats as the consultation period draws to a close.

UPDATE: ‘Seismic victory’ for music venues as government backs new law

Legislation supported by Bristol MPs and music venues now looks certain to help protect the future of the city’s nightlife.

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