Homeless person in the Jardin de Tuilieres in Paris

Homelessness axed from housing minister's brief

24/07/2014 2:47 pm

The housing minister will no longer have responsibility for homelessness, the government announced today.

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Boris Johnson

Boris grilled over lack of interest in affordable homes programme

23/07/2014 7:51 pm

Boris Johnson faced a grilling today over revelations in Inside Housing that large London landlords had shunned his grant programme.

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Far right group launches cyber-attack against housing association

24/07/2014 8:48 am

Orbit Group has been bombarded with hundreds of emails accusing it of discriminating against white people, as part of an orchestrated campaign by a far right group.

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Official document

Time taken to process Scottish planning applications falls

24/07/2014 3:54 pm

The average time taken to determine major planning applications has fallen by 12 days in 2013/14, the Scottish Building Federation has said.


Chief executive, Citizens Advice

Mitigating welfare reform

Welfare reform has been a challenge for landlords, however Citizens Advice has been looking at ways the downsides are being mitigated

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Disabled people struggling in unfit homes

People with disabilities are struggling in unfit accommodation because councils are failing to adapt their homes. Frances Ryan discovers the consequences

Ilo of sardine in tin

Downsizing with the bedroom tax

The price for underoccupying a home is high for many vulnerable people. Jess McCabe visits Stoke-on-Trent to find out how landlords are attempting to help

Packing cases

What's on in the housing sector this week

A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 21 to 25 of July.

Hospital of St Cross and Almshouse of Noble Poverty

Visiting a 900-year-old almhouse

The Hospital of St Cross and Almshouse of Noble Poverty has been providing for older men in housing need for nearly 900 years. Simon Brandon visits them

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