The developer of an £8bn regeneration scheme in west London ‘ignored’ future house prices rises as it sought to persuade a council to minimise the level of affordable housing, an independent report said.
The number of homelessness applications and people accepted as homeless have fallen in Scotland over the past year.
The government has delayed the introduction of new anti-social behaviour injunctions in order to ensure minors have access to legal aid to challenge them.
Three housing associations have signed a £500,000 deal with the Department of Health to pilot a scheme which aims to help health providers understand patients’ concerns.
Mark Lupton and Helen Collins from Savills Housing Consultancy explain how their rent model linked to household income would work and and how it might impact on the business plans of social landlords
Mike Spencer reflects on the charity Child Poverty Action Group’s recent win on funding for low income families in a crisis
Government plans to increase barriers for young people to benefits could lead to more becoming homeless, argues Paul Anderson
The question of housing seems to be dividing opinion amongst Conservatives at their annual conference, says Heather Spurr
BLOGS AND OPINION
Agatha Christie once wrote: ‘There’s a proverb that says “To err is human,” but a human error is nothing to what a computer can do if it tries.’
Typos, prop sharing and that box of Milk Tray
As the parties hold their final conferences before the 2015 general election, housing has a high political profile. Here are five themes I’ve noticed so far.
Paul Ciniglio reveals the results of research conducted by First Wessex and the Zero Carbon Hub into the installations of mechanical ventilation with heat recovery
Labour needs to explain the role it sees for genuine social housing after May
Public engagement and enthusiasm in the housing sector are paramount to progress, says Ann O’Byrne
Firm commitment is required to provide much-needed accessible housing
Inside Housing has scoured Zoopla for £2m-plus properties that would pay his new tax - with some surprising results.
Lessons can be learnt from the Homes and Communities Agency’s latest review of how it regulates consumer standards, says Dean Underwood
The complex laws surrounding housing developments that impinge on a neighbour’s right to light should soon be clarified, says Andrew Shaw