Ruby Lott-Lavigna is the news and politics reporter for openDemocracy specialising in housing and inequalities.
Delay in ‘no fault’ evictions ban leaves 48,000 households facing homelessness
The Tories pledged to end section 21 evictions in 2019. Tens of thousands have paid the price for their slow progress
Published in: Home: FeatureI went to a landlords’ conference during a housing crisis. Here’s what I found
With a key tenants’ rights bill set to go before MPs, what is going through the minds of the UK’s property class?
Revealed: Housing associations urged ministers to let them increase rents
Representatives of housing associations including Clarion, Peabody, L&Q and Optivo met and wrote to ministers over the summer
Private renters will face ‘winter of hardship’ after autumn statement
Campaigners had urged the government to cap private rents alongside social rents, which will be limited to a 7% rise
No evidence for Jacob Rees-Mogg’s fracking claims, government admits
The former energy secretary had claimed anti-fracking groups were funded by the Russian president
Published in: Home: FeatureHow Liz Truss made the UK’s rent crisis worse in just 44 days
Social and private tenants are bearing the brunt of the political chaos sparked by the UK’s shortest-serving PM