New Internationalist

Housing

Page 1 of 6

Homeless in a city of empty properties

News of squatters in a Russian oligarch’s London house gives Mari Marcel Thekaekara pause for thought.

Filed in: Cities England Housing Society

Then & Now

A photographic account of changes over the years in: housing; water; education; health; sanitation; food and farming; technology; and women.

Filed in: Burkina Faso Development (Aid) Education Housing Society Water

Why is the UN investigating Britain’s treatment of disabled people?

Whatever the outcome of the inquiry, disabled people will continue to fight injustice, writes Andy Greene.

Filed in: Disability Housing Human Rights United Kingdom

Flooded out, then priced out: Katrina’s legacy 10 years on

The rebuilding of New Orleans has made the city unaffordable for locals, writes Sarah Shearman.

Filed in: Cities Housing

A year after Haiyan – still waiting, still hoping

The government has failed to provide adequately for those who lost everything, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Disasters Housing Philippines Politics

London mums evicted – but not beaten

The fight for housing justice in the capital will continue, says Liam Barrington-Bush.

Filed in: Activism England Housing

Doorways - stories from the street

Excluded in life as in death, this is the reality of homelessness. Bekki Perriman documents it from the inside.

Filed in: Housing Poverty United Kingdom

Spain's unlikely squatters

Evicted home owners are reclaiming empty properties from the banks, reports Koren Helbig.

Filed in: Activism Housing Spain

Could Venezuela-style housing reforms work for Britain’s Generation Rent?

Samir Jeraj writes on the South American country’s policy of basing rents on construction costs rather than market value.

Filed in: Housing United Kingdom Venezuela

PHOTO ESSAY: Transitional in Britain

The rise of the ‘hidden homeless’ is being ignored by the country’s government. Cinzia D’Ambrosi has captured lives in limbo.

Filed in: Housing Poverty United Kingdom

Has renting in London become as risky as squatting?

Jacob Wills laments landlords and local councils’ willingness to evict the capital’s tenants. Could it be because a third of MPs are landlords?

Filed in: Housing United Kingdom

Didn't find it?