Two of our three asks got positive answers in the Autumn Statement. Good, but there's more to do.
In our prosperous borough housing problems are among the most common facing CAEE clients. We campaign to make a secure, healthy, affordable home accessible to all citizens.
We're calling on government to uprate benefits in line with inflation and unfreeze Local Housing Allowance.
Rising rents and homelessness mean councils face budget-busting costs of statutory housing responsibilities.
Abandoning changes to EPC standards will have most impact on those already struggling.
“The rising cost of high rents is damaging household finances but also health, security, family life and the economy. With the cost-of-living crisis stretching pockets, high rents going even higher can be the final straw. ”
Anna Tickle is a Research & Campaigns Volunteer at Citizens Advice Epsom & Ewell. (4 minute read)
A call for policy change is growing louder as evidence of a worse crisis mounts.
We're asking the government to recognise the crisis facing many households in privately rented homes.
Unfortunately there are already doubts about what it will achieve in practice.
Typically people move into empty housing association property without carpets.
The BBC travelled far and wide in search of solutions.
The purpose of Rental Health was to investigate the state of the UK rental market.
We could be facing a cost-of-living AND debt crisis. Housing including sky- rocketing rents is a critical issue.
A new blog from our Research & Campaigns Team reports evidence from Surrey Local Citizens Advice, national Citizens Advice and the respected Institute of Fiscal Studies.
We will continue do everything possible to help people in difficulty and use our data to alert ministers and the public to the need for more support.
Citizens Advice helps clients face problems and organisations improve policy. Here is part of a policy campaign about housing.
For years the law has allowed landlords to force tenants out without giving a reason.
Online letting means checking regularly to be in with a chance.
The council's housing team describes their dual focus as people in need and working in partnership.