A housing association in the north east of England has almost tripled its own fund for supporting tenants hit by welfare cuts, in the face of government reductions to emergency support budgets.
Fewer than one in five social housing tenants voted Conservative in the election, a polling company has estimated.
Eric Pickles is set to receive a knighthood, Downing Street has announced.
Housing associations should adopt a city-style merger code for takeovers in an increasingly tough operating environment.
The government is accelerating plans to force landlords to check their tenants are in the UK legally, David Cameron has announced.
Nearly one in six privately rented homes in England is physically unsafe, a report published today has said.
The English social housing regulator has clarified its definition of financial viability standards and confirmed it is ‘entirely acceptable’ for associations to drop down to the second notch.
The number of homes started and completed in 2014/15 has increased year-on-year, according to official figures published today.
Let’s be bold to build the homes Britain needs, says Waqar Ahmed
In the last parliament, ‘localism’ meant devolving to the lowest level and involved dismantling regional government structures.
Both the UK and Australian governments now see social housing as a welfare problem rather than as part of economic stimulus. says Graham Russell