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UNISON response to government Right to Buy receipts consultation October 2018

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for action as newspaper reveals scale of London ‘social cleansing’

UNISON is calling for action to help people in rented accommodation, as research reveals the scale of the impact of welfare reforms and rising rents on those in London in particular. The Independent has published research showing that these things have made it harder for those on low incomes to afford housing in London – […]

Article, News on the UNISON Greater London site.

Rising housing costs forcing public service workers out of London, says UNISON

UNISON launches a survey report into the impact of housing costs on London’s public service workers

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Housing white paper won’t help low-paid workers, says UNISON

Responding to the publication of the government’s white paper on housing today (Tuesday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “For years now many people have been priced out of buying or renting in towns, cities and rural areas across the country. “This means nurses, care workers, teaching assistants and other public servants are increasingly forced to […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Housing and Planning Act 2016

This briefing looks at the potential implications of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 on social landlords, tenants, the workforce and housing provision in general.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Housing and Planning Bill – House of Lords reading

UNISON briefing to House of Lords setting out concerns about the Housing and Planning Bill

Media on the UNISON National site.

Housing crisis is ‘a national disaster’, conference hears

Local government delegates hear plea for a housing policy which will help people: ‘build, build, build’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON joins alliance to defend affordable housing

Housing and Planning Bill will lead to social cleansing, claims campaign group

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON highlights the urgent need for more homes

UNISON calls on the government to start an urgent programme of building affordable homes and social housing that people on low incomes can afford

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Housing and welfare policy briefing

The briefing examines the effects of housing and welfare reform and sets out UNISON’s policy priorities

Media on the UNISON National site.

Housing policy briefing

The briefing examines the effects of housing and welfare reform and sets out UNISON’s policy priorities

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for action as newspaper reveals scale of London ‘social cleansing’

UNISON is calling for action to help people in rented accomodation, as the Independent reveals 50,000 families have been forced out of their London homes by welfare reforms and rising rents

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON urges members to lobby their MPs over new ‘gagging law’

New law threatens to gag charities, NGOs, blogs, think-tanks, trade unions and other campaigning organisations by severely restricting how much money they can spend on political campaigning in the year running up to a general election

Article on the UNISON National site.

How is austerity affecting the LGBT community?

Help our research to uncover the effect austerity is having, whether you are an LGBT service user or working providing services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Pension-funded house building might face legal challenge

As Future Homes Commission suggests pension funds could pay for massive private housing projects, UNISON reminds government funds must be invested in best interests of members.

Article on the UNISON National site.