Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Inside Housing

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  • ALMO decision on hold


    Camden Council will have to wait more than three weeks to find out whether the consultation and ballot on its arm's-length management proposal is unlawful.The news that the judicial review decision will not be announced until after 12 January 2004 wil

  • Commission attacked over 'snapshot' assessment


    Airways Housing Society has become the latest housing association to criticise the Audit Commission's inspection regime after its report put it among the worst performers so far.

  • Council awaits outcome of ballot's judicial review


    Camden Council's bid to set up an arm's-length management organisation was hanging in the balance this week as the council and anti-ALMO campaigners awaited the outcome of a judicial review of the consultation process.The case, which was heard in the

  • MPs fear infrastructure gap


    Failure to persuade other government departments to help tackle infrastructure issues is threatening the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister's efforts in both the north and south of England, a committee of MPs has warned.Their inquiry into the ODPM's

  • Shaftesbury gets mixed message on performance


    Shaftesbury Housing Association has received two ‘red' traffic light ratings in the same week credit raters issued a vote of confidence in its performance.The Housing Corporation assessment gave the association red lights for its governance and manage

  • Straight and narrow


    For many prisoners going straight means going straight back to their dealer and a life of crime. Mario Ambrosi finds out how the prospect of a stable home can transform their outlook

  • Threat to associations' status


    The European Commission has referred the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister to the European Court of Justice in a case which could affect housing associations' status as private organisations.The move is the latest in a long-running dispute between t

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