The housing crisis means that more and more young people are struggling to buy their own homes. The Prime Minister’s expansion of the Right to Buy scheme intends to turn the increasing number of young tenants from Generation Rent into “Generation Buy”, as indicated in his speech to the Tory party conference. Will it work?
A Manchester Housing Action event took place in Salford on Sunday 18, aiming to bring together local people and groups working to find solutions to the housing crisis. The free public event included contributions from Generation Rent, The Radical Housing Network and Focus E15.
As the Tories left town with egg on their face, a coalition of campaign groups hosted their own conference on Saturday called ‘Time to Act’ – a day of speeches and workshops covering a range of issues surrounding climate change.
Manchester Angels, ‘set up to protect the streets of Manchester City Centre’, was founded by Wesley Hall in response to the tragic death of seventeen year old Adam Pickup in 2013. Manchester Angels are currently occupying a non-residential building together with the Love Activists, on Charlotte Street, with the goal of creating a Homeless Hub […]
World Homeless Day comes to Manchester. Mule talks to Lifeshare, Coffe4Craig and CAN about the crisis in the city.
Protesters gathered outside Manchester Central conference centre yesterday to express their anger at the government’s housing policy. While Tory housing minister Brandon Lewis was delivering the keynote speech at the annual conference of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), campaigners warned of the ongoing disastrous impact of the bedroom tax and the deepening homelessness crisis.