Saturday, 19 April 2014

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Discussion of the latest social housing policies and initiatives.

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Scottish hustings 0 n/a
Park Homes Reforms 5 out of 5 stars 1 Last Post By Progressive Solutions Required 10/02/2011 9:05 pm
HB Bill to rise again? 16 Last Post By Melvin Bone 27/01/2011 3:16 pm
Burnt Toast 5 out of 5 stars 1 Last Post By Sidney Webb 29/11/2010 10:46 am
HB delays? 1 Last Post By Melvin Bone 29/11/2010 9:16 am
Mythbusting 11 Last Post By Joe Halewood 26/11/2010 3:16 pm
MR Implications - Transfer List 5 out of 5 stars 15 Last Post By marty21 29/10/2010 4:09 pm
ELECTED COMMITTE MEMBER'S OF A TENANT AND RESIDENT ASSOCITION 4 out of 5 stars 35 Last Post By ... 29/10/2010 1:56 pm
London and Quadrant to sell of properties in SW1 11 Last Post By Mee Mii 29/10/2010 9:52 am

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  • From Mia Woody, 07/04/2014 2:19 pm in Discussion forums re housing especially social housing

  • From Mr Webb, 02/10/2013 4:32 pm in are housing benefit under occupancy rules a threat to vulnerable people?

    The vulnerable do appear to have been crucified by the welfare reforms. No doubt though the policy makers will claim it was not their fault and find some other group to blame it on.

  • posted Anonymously, 15/09/2013 9:07 pm in HCA Framework Document

    i know of a social rent property which was vacant one day, new tennant ( via nomination from homeless) informed 3 days later, no mention of " affordable rent" in offer letter. Rent has increased by over 300.00 per month.  Now that certainly is not Affordable..

  • From raymond hunter, 13/08/2013 7:51 pm in mutual exchange refusal

    had alot of questions but you guys got all the answers thanks.

  • From tony mcq, 06/07/2013 3:45 pm in L&Q Structural problems floor shakes when neighbours walk about


  • From Jason Matthews, 25/05/2013 1:11 pm in Bedroom tax and lack of smaller properties to move into

    thanks Anna - just what I needed

  • From DaftAida, 26/09/2012 9:25 pm in HOUSING ASSOCIATION TENANT FAILURE

    Oh, and just a couple of other points; don't bother explaining to those who are obviously clueless. Unless they've been in an extraordinary situation they can't possibly understand - let them remain in ignorance. Cut them off and out as being too offensive to bother with.

  • From alan brunwin children's author, 03/08/2012 4:13 pm in Yobs with Dogs: Another "needs" based allocation outcome

    I live in shelterd housing and its a life of hell. we have a Rottweiler dog housed with two old people in a one bed no garden first floor flat next door to us 5 feet away, and its made our life hell. Kepts us awake night day with them taking the big dog down the staircase banging doors. The Housing assosiation are a law unto themselves do what they like to you. Even told us to move out if we don't like it. shame on them.The dog comes first.

  • From Progressive Solutions Required, 18/07/2012 3:27 pm in The rise of the private rented sector

    What saddens me more Joe is that the scale of additional private rented homes has not involved any considerable extent of new building, simply the recycling of former home, and a large number of former social homes at that, into cash cows and multiple occupation rabbit hutches.

  • From Rue, 29/06/2012 3:24 pm in the way of shared ownership

    Many thanks for that, Sancho. I have indeed investigated most of these. Unfortunately nothing is available at the mo, in the price bracket - smaller share say 25 -30%. And those that have been around longest are now on the open market, and vendors seem reluctant to continue the conversation with the housing association from whom they bought the original share. One in particular, I fell in love with, and have been watching its lack of movement on rightmove at f. m. v.