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Vicky Spratt

Vicky Spratt is i's Housing Correspondent. She reports on the housing crisis, particularly renters' rights, the cost of living, the plight of mortgage prisoners and the mortgage crisis. Her book Tenants: the People on the Frontline of Britain's Housing Emergency, was published in 2022.

Article thumbnail: Britain’s housing market is stalling – buyer demand is weak and very few sales are going through (Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire)

Falling inflation could boost the housing market - but there’s a catch

There is still very much a housing crisis. The rate at which it’s getting worse is just slowing down

Gove says planning reform can fix the housing crisis, but it's not that simple

Tories plan new law to imprison and fine rough sleepers who don’t accept help

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Mother-of-four living in ex-office block offered temporary home or eviction threat

Mortgage owners should be careful what they wish for