Samir Jeraj works as a policy and practice officer at the Race Equality Foundation. He is also a freelance journalist writing on housing, and co-authored "The Rent Trap".
Guardians of the Property: pop-up housing for pop-up people
Property guardians – a win-win for everyone (except squatters)? Or a new class of exploitation that’s taken root...
Why does our national debate on integration ignore segregation by wealth?
A major part of what leads to segregation in society, by wealth and power, is not part of our integration debate. Why not?
The hidden costs of renting in modern Britain
For those who have owned a home for years or decades, they may be unaware of the costs, penalities and fees imposed...
Why a £10 minimum wage makes sense
Scare stories about minimum wages decimating jobs are mostly just that - scare stories to protect profits. Actual...
Published in: 50.50Why are so many children in the UK going hungry?
More children in UK rely on food aid than ever before. What chance of tackling the complexities of poverty if the...
Published in: Shine A LightFood bank nation: women in the home, the poor on the streets
The reasons why up to 500,000 people in the UK need emergency food aid are inherently gendered. Low pay, the rise in...