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Why we’re housing young adult carers

By Jon Scarth / January 31, 2019

On Young Carers Awareness Day, Move On Up Project Manager Jon Scarth reflects on the benefits of suitable housing for young carers.

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Rising up from the streets: focus on community-led housing

By Jon Fitzmaurice / January 16, 2019

Following the Mayor of London’s announcement of a new £38m fund for community-led housing, Jon Fitzmaurice looks at the rise of community-led housing across the UK.

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Giving people the Freedom2Work: the journey so far

By Jessie Powell / December 7, 2018

Support Worker Sam Pannell reflects on the Freedom2Work project.

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Taking Action at Bristol Housing Festival

By Matt Wale / October 25, 2018

We were at the Bristol Housing Festival launch this week, an event which served as a call to action for politicians, developers, builders, innovators – and the city as a whole. The Festival isn’t intended to be a just another showcase for ideas, or just being seen to be acknowledging the housing crisis confronting the…

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Universal Credit: time to treat property as the investment our society sees it?

By Ashley Horsey / October 18, 2018

There has been much Twitter-chat in recent days about the costs and impact of Universal Credit. Many calls have been made to the Chancellor to provide additional funding in the forthcoming budget, in order to reduce the impacts on those likely to see substantial falls in their total income. The latest indications are that the…

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Back to the Future: private renting to help the homeless

By Ashley Horsey / October 15, 2018

I am feeling very Marty McFly at present – for the last year I feel as though I have been living through the nightmarish world of Back to the Future II overseen by the narcissistic, thin skinned rather idiotic bully Biff Tannan – presiding over a community going to the dogs. Specifically, in this last…

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