The number of families in bed and breakfast for longer than six weeks as at 31 December 2014 was 55% higher than the year before, according to official statistics released today.
The coalition’s welfare reforms have failed to help social housing tenants into work, an academic study commissioned by social landlords said today.
Defiant councils have struck back at Brandon Lewis after he accused local authorities of cheating tenants out of their Right to Buy through setting up housing companies.
Greater Manchester housing associations are in talks with senior NHS figures about taking a prominent role in healthcare after devolution.
Inside Housing has launched a campaign to demonstrate how the housing sector delivers widespread economic benefits to the government and to challenge myths about the sector.
There has been a 12.9% reduction in the combined surplus of Welsh housing associations, global accounts published today show.
Bellway has continued its strong financial performance and has posted a 41.2% increase in its gross profits, according to interim results.
Contributions to reduce the gaping deficit in the sector’s pension scheme are likely to increase by the same level as they did three years ago.
Labour has pledged to slash the number of people visiting food banks by setting a target to cut benefit delays within the party’s first year of office.
Sector leaders would challenge any government attempt to extend the Right to Buy policy for housing associations in court.
Increased maintenance charges have contributed to the lowest housing association surpluses seen in Scotland for five years.
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