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Government ends term with 55% rise in illegal B&B use Video

26/03/2015 4:26 pm

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.

Welfare reform 'failing to move tenants into work'

26/03/2015 10:52 am

The coalition’s welfare reforms have failed to help social housing tenants into work, an academic study commissioned by social landlords said today.

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Councils hit back at minister over council companies threat

26/03/2015 6:00 am

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.


Landlords in talks over Manchester health devolution

26/03/2015 0:01 am

Greater Manchester housing associations are in talks with senior NHS figures about taking a prominent role in healthcare after devolution.

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Housing Benefits campaign launched today

26/03/2015 0:01 am

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.

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Welsh global accounts show drop in surplus Video

25/03/2015 4:16 pm

There has been a 12.9% reduction in the combined surplus of Welsh housing associations, global accounts published today show.

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House builder hails ‘tremendous’ half-year results

25/03/2015 4:07 pm

Bellway has continued its strong financial performance and has posted a 41.2% increase in its gross profits, according to interim results.

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Pension contributions to rise 'by same as 2013'

25/03/2015 1:40 pm

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.

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Labour to set target to cut benefit delays

25/03/2015 12:41 pm

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.


Landlords threaten legal action over Right to Buy extension

25/03/2015 6:00 am

Sector leaders would challenge any government attempt to extend the Right to Buy policy for housing associations in court.

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Scottish housing association surplus at record low

25/03/2015 6:00 am

Increased maintenance charges have contributed to the lowest housing association surpluses seen in Scotland for five years.

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Why housing delivers

Inside Housing launches its Housing Benefits campaign today. Campaign editor Heather Spurr explains how it will shout about the sector’s importance

For use in Inside Housing, 27 March 2015

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Jess McCabe goes to housing camp with Jayne Hilditch, housing’s premier adreneline-junkie tech geek

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Q&A with CIH vice-presidential candidate Stephen Cook

Martin Hilditch finds out from Stephen Cook what he thinks he could bring to the the CIH vice-presidential role

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