• Landlord 'could save NHS £3m a year'

    TOP NEWS STORY: A housing association has calculated it could save the National Health Service more than £3m a year through health interventions for older people.

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Landlord 'could save NHS £3m a year'

TOP NEWS STORY: A housing association has calculated it could save the National Health Service more than £3m a year through health interventions for older people.

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Savills issues Starter Homes warning

08/02/2016 12:18 pm | By Heather Spurr

The government’s Starter Homes could fail to deliver extra homes and may distort the market by overlapping with other schemes, according to new analysis.

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L&G announces build to rent deal

08/02/2016 10:11 am | By Carl Brown

A joint venture featuring a major institutional investor has completed the acquisition of a Bristol development site for £4.8m in one of its first major build to rent deals.

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Neil blasts 'unacceptable uncertainty' over 'LHA cap'

08/02/2016 4:48 pm | By Sophie Barnes

A Scottish housing minister has described the uncertainty over the ‘LHA cap” for supported housing as “unacceptable”, in a strongly worded letter to Lord David Freud.

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Council offers £40k RTB alternative

08/02/2016 2:05 pm | By Carl Brown

A London council is offering tenants £40,000 to enable them to buy a home on the open market rather than take up the Right to Buy.

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DHP allocations announced

05/02/2016 4:07 pm | By Carl Brown

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced individual local authority Discretionary Housing Payment allocations for 2016/17.

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HSE considers gas check flexibility for landlords

05/02/2016 1:12 pm | By Carl Brown

The Health & Safety Executive is considering allowing housing associations more flexibility around the timing of gas safety checks following concern in the sector about current rules.

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Stormont

CIH NI calls for PRS licensing

05/02/2016 11:38 am | By Carl Brown

The Chartered Institute of Housing in Northern Ireland has called for mandatory licensing of private landlords.

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High Court

Judge orders council to review allocations scheme

05/02/2016 10:22 am | By Sophie Barnes

A council has been ordered to review its housing allocations policy after a judicial review claimant argued it was discriminatory against Gypsies and Travellers.

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Power shift

Deregulation gives the power back to housing associations, but that brings responsibilities, says Matthew Bailes

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Uniting sectors

Housing and health can work together to give over-50s the support they need

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Green light

Jules Birch on influential support for the case for investment in genuinely affordable rented homes

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Creating health

The NHS Alliance wants to see housing providers play a bigger role in improving the nation’s health

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Trust no one

Housing Associations are vulnerable to a new cyber threat, warns Tim Miles.

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For use in Inside Housing, 5 February 2016

From homeless hostel to backpacker's paradise

INCOME MANAGEMENT: When One Housing found out its central London homeless hostel must shut due to funding cuts, it turned the property into a money-spinner. Simon Brandon reports

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