Each month, we’re going to share some of the stories about property, social housing, and homelessness that we think matter. For November, this is what caught our eye.
Latest figures show that the waiting list for council housing in England will almost double to two million people in 2021. The latest reports suggest that COVID-19 has resulted in thousands of people facing the threat of eviction bit.ly/35Ys6EV
The Government recently announced that £2bn will be spent on a new generation of affordable housing in London, under the affordable homes programme (AHP). The AHP aims to build 82,000 affordable homes between 2021 and 2026. bit.ly/3fs6Fze
The housing charity, Shelter, has issued a warning ahead of Christmas, as their helpline receives record-breaking number of calls. With a call increase of 25% over the past year, they have released stark warnings of homelessness rising this Christmas. bit.ly/3604DDp