Thursday, 25 May 2017

Inside Housing

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  • Call to arms


    Under Adam Sampson, homelessness charity Shelter is going to shout louder in a return to its campaigning roots. Mario Ambrosi reports

  • Extra funding for Highlands homelessness


    Housing associations in the Highland Council area will supplement £250,000 given to the authority by the Scottish Executive to provide additional accommodation for homeless people.Albyn Housing Society, Lochaber Housing Association and Lochalsh & Skye H

  • Inspectors praise pathfinder


    The Audit Commission has praised the Manchester-Salford low demand pathfinder as junior housing minister Yvette Cooper announced an award of £125 million to the scheme.The money will pay for the first three years of the market renewal programme, which

  • L&Q incentives aim to reach where others can't


    London & Quadrant Housing Trust hopes to make annual savings of £10 million by ‘incentivising' tenants' behaviour.The association is working on plans to reduce the amount of money it spends on its most expensive tenants. It hopes that by introducing a

  • Living art


    Struggling artists need more than a garret to work in. Siân Gibson visits a housing association which has played a central role in the Britart boom

  • On the agenda


    What impact will this week's Labour conference have on government housing policy? Daniel Martin asked ministers, delegates and lobbyists at the event

  • On the same lines


    Not-for-profit providers threatened with private sector competition by a target-driven government. Sounds familiar? In the first of a series of new features, Paul Smith looks at the parallels between housing and health

  • Troubled council seeks to secure private finance cash


    Birmingham Council will be seeking to make a bid to become one of the third round housing private finance initiative schemes, its interim general manager has said.

  • Week of action to tackle empty homes


    A week of action to highlight empty private sector properties across London is being launched as new figures show the number has risen slightly compared with last year.Figures from the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, obtained by the Empty Homes A

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