The vast majority of housing associations that responded to a National Housing Federation proposal for the voluntary extension of the Right to Buy scheme to cover their homes have backed the plan.
The Charity Commission has raised concerns over the National Housing Federation’s (NHF) voluntary offer to extend Right to Buy to housing association tenants.
The Newlon Housing Trust has launched a £19.2m lawsuit against construction firm Sir Robert McAlpine over allegations of poor workmanship at an affordable homes development next to the Emirates Stadium.
A former local authority housing manager who took around £400,000 in bribes from contractors and false expenses claims has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.
The government has decided against exempting all supported housing from the 1% rent cut, an official document has confirmed.
Arm’s-length management organisations and stock-owning councils have written to the communities secretary asking for urgent talks over the impact of the proposed Right to Buy extension on housing associations.
The Chartered Institute of Housing has warned the expiration of the Energy Company Obligation in 2017 could leave households in fuel poverty unless the government sorts out its retrofitting subsidy policy within six months.
Plans to set standard social rent levels in Northern Ireland have been halted because of political instability at Stormont.
Pilots on in depth assessments clearly show their effectiveness, says Julian Ashby
Risk shouldn’t derail the sector’s appetite for innovation, says Matt Leach
The voluntary Right to Buy deal is not an easy option to take but is the best available
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