This briefing paper explains measures taken by the Government during the coronavirus outbreak to assist households to retain their homes and enable local authorities to tackle the specific challenges faced by rough sleepers. The paper covers lifting of the ban on evictions from 20 September In England and Wales and the introduction of extended notice periods. The paper is being updated regularly to take account of new developments.
The Library has published some background to this debate, including information on housing support for people once they obtain refugee status, and some of the barriers they may face.
This small brief can be found here.
Housing market: Data on house prices, mortgage approvals and house-building.
This Commons Library paper discusses the reforms to taxation of sales of residential property that have been made in recent years, before looking at earlier debates about the way house sales have been taxed.