Only 19 out of more than 500 executives in the UK’s largest housing associations are black or minority ethnic (BME).
Social landlords issued 10,000 fewer claims for possession in 2015 than the previous year, according to government statistics published this week.
The Scottish Housing Regulator has taken action against a housing association in Paisley after finding “serious weaknesses” in the landlord’s governance and management of finances.
A City Hall director has rejected a call from a Conservative assembly member to ensure 10% of surplus land released by the Greater London Authority goes to smaller developers.
Britain’s largest listed private landlord has announced higher rental increases, citing high demand amid a “strong trading performance”.
The government is considering granting housing built through private finance initiatives an exemption from the rent cut, according to council business plans.
The government is too focused on homeownership and needs to do more to help those who cannot buy, a commission of experts has warned.
Birmingham Council plans to carry out a £60m programme of improvement works to its homes, despite the financial pressure exerted by the rent cut.
The one-year rent cut exemption for supported housing only partly solves the problem, says Carol Matthews
The merger code provides an opportunity to challenge suspicion of the sector
The ability of our sector to adapt and evolve has been demonstrated time and again, say David Montague and Sinead Butters
MPs are calling for fundamental changes to the Housing Bill – but will it make much difference?
Good income management is crucial to helping tenants, argues Deborah Good