Accountancy changes could impact landlords’ lending covenants
Exclusive: Department of Health to fund £41.5m homelessness scheme
More than 20,000 social homes have been sold off under the government’s reinvigorated right to buy scheme since 2012, with only 3,634 replacement homes started.
The number of annual starts and completions for housing associations in England have increased by 10% year-on-year, government figures have revealed today.
If part of London’s success is its ability to make its own planning decisions, perhaps it’s time we let urban centres do the same, says Jon Neale
Value for money is the name of the game for social landlords preparing their annual results. After all, nobody wants to incur the wrath of the HCA. Carl Brown reports
The new housing minister’s call to build more bungalows is misguided, writes Colin Wiles
An alteration meaning social landlords can now tell who is claiming universal credit began yesterday, Heather Spurr writes
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Associations have long expressed concerns about the impact of universal credit on vulnerable tenants…
Today’s house building figures show welcome progress but four years after taking power the coalition is still many miles away from matching its bold promises.
The French housing market is ‘in meltdown’ after housing starts plunged to the crisis level of double what we are managing in the UK.
The digital age comes with risks for social landlords as well as opportunities, cautions Kirsty Varley
Spot the gaps between rhetoric and reality in the speech by David Cameron about family-friendly policies.
Mark Simmonds is not getting much sympathy after claiming that MPs’ expenses make it ‘intolerable’ to live in London. Has he revealed a deeper truth about our housing system?
Universal credit is becoming a bit of a turkey and the brick shortage is over (there is a picture of bricks prove it)
Danish bank Danske has become the latest to set out plans to lend to English housing associations.
Campaign group Brighton’s Future says not enough is done by politicians to tackle the housing crisis
What has happened to housing benefit in the four years since the government inherited a system it claimed was ‘out of control’?