The government’s Starter Homes could fail to deliver extra homes and may distort the market by overlapping with other schemes, according to new analysis.
A joint venture featuring a major institutional investor has completed the acquisition of a Bristol development site for £4.8m in one of its first major build to rent deals.
A Scottish housing minister has described the uncertainty over the ‘LHA cap” for supported housing as “unacceptable”, in a strongly worded letter to Lord David Freud.
A London council is offering tenants £40,000 to enable them to buy a home on the open market rather than take up the Right to Buy.
The Department for Work and Pensions has announced individual local authority Discretionary Housing Payment allocations for 2016/17.
The Health & Safety Executive is considering allowing housing associations more flexibility around the timing of gas safety checks following concern in the sector about current rules.
The Chartered Institute of Housing in Northern Ireland has called for mandatory licensing of private landlords.
A council has been ordered to review its housing allocations policy after a judicial review claimant argued it was discriminatory against Gypsies and Travellers.
Deregulation gives the power back to housing associations, but that brings responsibilities, says Matthew Bailes
Housing and health can work together to give over-50s the support they need
Jules Birch on influential support for the case for investment in genuinely affordable rented homes
The NHS Alliance wants to see housing providers play a bigger role in improving the nation’s health
Housing Associations are vulnerable to a new cyber threat, warns Tim Miles.