Sadiq Khan is preparing to publish a “best practice guide” to outline basic standards for estate regeneration in the capital, his deputy has revealed.
An ambition to increase housebuilding to 2,000 social homes annually in Northern Ireland would be threatened by this week’s expected reclassification of housing associations unless ministers act swiftly, landlords have warned.
The long-term value of social housing properties has slipped significantly across most of the country as a result of the rent cut.
Sajid Javid has given the green light to a controversial 440-home development in Bradford.
Inside Housing and Dolphin Index have joined forces to carry out the second annual Innovation Index for the housing sector.
The social housing regulator has warned that housing associations risk damaging the reputation of the sector if they sell stock inhabited by social tenants.
More than 45,000 council homes have been sold under the Right to Buy since boosted discounts were introduced in 2012, with just over 7,000 replacements started.
Tenants hoping to access the extended Right to Buy (RTB) in London were frozen out because homes were too expensive to mortgage even with a £100,000 discount, landlords running the pilot have revealed.
Applying the ‘LHA cap’ to all tenants will make a bad situation worse, says Bruce Moore
Jules Birch puts a Brexit case for social housing
One of the key themes from the NHF conference was an attempt by the sector to make a go of this form of ‘affordable’ housing
Social landlords wishing to merge must share a vision as well as a desire to increase capacity, says Steve Douglas