Sunday, 26 October 2014

Inside Housing

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  • Charity legislation to be clarified


    Government moves to enshrine social housing in charity law have been welcomed by the National Housing Federation.The government intends adding ‘the provision of social housing' to its list of charitable purposes – clarifying legislation it admits is ‘la

  • Districts underperform on balancing housing markets


    Housing remains a weakness for smaller councils, the first council-wide inspections for districts indicate.The Audit Commission has published the first district council results for the comprehensive performance assessment following pilot inspections i

  • In praise of Peter


    The new Housing Corporation chair is a veteran with a solid background in social housing. Daniel Martin reports

  • Out of the shadows


    After years in the shadows as a Labour Party whip, ‘animated' housing minister Keith Hill reveals he always wanted the chance to do some good in society. Rebecca Evans reports

  • Registration deadline is extended


    Communities Scotland has extended the deadline for registration of the Local Housing Organisations in Glasgow to May 2003, acknowledging that their workload was substantial. They will now go through a phased registration programme.But Comm

  • Risk factors


    Three weeks ago Inside Housing published the results of its survey of tenant opinion of the Communities Plan. The Chartered Institute of Housing has meanwhile been asking practitioners across England for their view of key elements of the plan. John Perry

  • transfer landlord under supervision


    Chester & District Housing Trust has been placed under Housing Corporation supervision because its lenders have not approved the trust's new business plan.The stock transfer association decided last year to produce a revised business plan because many o

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