30 Jan 2023
Today we launched the sixth in our series of briefing documents as we address the question: “what is the impact of the cost of living crisis on social housing tenants – and how should the sector respond?”
This briefing is published as the cost of living crisis continues to place huge pressures on people across the UK. Whilst Britain’s inflation fell slightly last month it remains historically high. In the briefing, we examine what this means in practice, summarising the latest research and data available and shining a spotlight on the disproportionate impact on Black and ethnic minority communities - who are 2.5 times more likely than White people to be in relative poverty.
Ahead of the government’s upcoming spring budget, we are urging the government to:
Further details on our call for action from the government can read in CIH’s submission to the Chancellor’s Spring Budget 2023.
You can read the entire cost of briefings series on the website. To contribute to upcoming briefings please email email@example.com