Housing associations have expressed disappointment at the government’s decision to end a successful programme of guaranteed debt to fund sub-market rented housing.
Affordable housing completions in Scotland have risen 7% year-on-year, according to Scottish government figures released today.
The largest social landlord in the north-east of England has promised tenants will not experience signficiant disruption if threatened industrial action by repairs staff goes ahead.
Some Scottish councils show “little awareness” that regulatory standards for social landlords apply to Gypsy and Traveller sites, a report has found.
House builders that claim they cannot meet a London council’s affordable homes quota for new developments could be forced to make their details of financial viability assessments public.
Housing professionals are being offered the opportunity to attend a free webinar this Friday focused on how to secure efficiency savings in the wake of government reforms.
Housing providers, developers and sector professionals have been given an extra week to enter the UK Housing Awards.
A government guaranteed debt programme, which has allowed housing associations to borrow at record low rates, will not be renewed by government.
Hopefully EU law can slow down the progress of UK housing policy heading for disaster, says Ann O’Byrne
Housing associations can stabilise the buy-to-let market, says Lord Young of Cookham.
The government’s decision to end the affordable housing guarantees programme is the clearest sign yet it is only interested in homeownership, says Pete Apps.
Who’s in and who’s out? Jules Birch takes a sideways look at the Spending Review.
The Spending Review gave hope homelessness hasn’t totally slipped off the government’s agenda, says Howard Sinclair