Four housing associations established by Victorian philanthropists have taken legal advice on the government’s proposed Right to Buy extension and have ‘not ruled out a challenge’.
Academics researching a pioneering proposal for direct government commissioning of new housing are studying housing association models to see how they could be mimicked by central government.
The government will change the way it measures child poverty and scrap existing targets. Iain Duncan Smith has announced.
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has issued another warning about managing interest rate swap risk after landlords’ ‘mark-to-market’ exposure doubled in 10 months.
A charity has written to new ministers calling for greater priority to be given to housing for older people.
Housing associations feel they have ‘no option but to develop homes for ‘affordable rent’ rather than social rent, research has found.
L&Q has posted a record annual surplus of more than £200m as it gears up to begin its ambitious 50,000-home development drive.
A Labour MP has written to parliamentary spending watchdog the National Audit Office (NAO) to call for an investigation into the Right to Buy.
How can the sector ensure its values survive in a very different future? asks Paul Taylor
How many affordable homes should we be building each year? asks Chris Walker
What does the evidence say about the links between housing and poverty?