Landlords could have to re-pay 12 months’ worth of housing benefit if they illegally evict tenants or fail to maintain their properties, under government plans.
Morgan Sindall has reported increased profits on its affordable housing activities despite a drop in profit overall.
The government is “very, very receptive” to a controversial Policy Exchange report which suggested housing associations should deregister, it has been claimed.
A High Court judge has quashed controversial planning guidance which removed affordable housing contributions on small sites and converted vacant buildings.
New immigration check rules could cause landlords to “shy away” from letting homes to non-British tenants who are in the country legally, the Chartered Institute of Housing has warned.
A smaller proportion of people appear to be opposed to development of the green belt than 10 years ago, a poll commissioned by a campaign group has shown.
Social landlords in Wales are modelling the impact of an English-style rent cut, as the Welsh Government considers following George Osborne in tearing up the rent formula.
Smaller housing associations have been told to notify the regulator immediately if they think they cannot cope with the changes announced in the Budget.
We have to show our government a rent cut in Wales would not be the best for our communities, says Mike Owen
A new poll shows that more people favour development on the green belt.
Pete Apps considers the significance of Genesis’ planned move away from cheap rented housing.
Housing associations must innovate to avoid being marginalised in the face of the growing private rented sector, says Richard Parker