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Parties back Inside Housing campaign to end rough sleeping by 2022

TOP STORY: Major political parties have backed Inside Housing’s election campaign call to commit to eradicating rough sleeping by the end of the next parliament.

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Homelessness Reduction Bill passes into law

27/04/2017 5:24 pm

The Homelessness Reduction Bill has now become law, placing a new duty on councils to intervene at an earlier stage to prevent homelessness.

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Hyde issues £400m bond at 3% interest rate

27/04/2017 5:11 pm

A London housing association has issued a £400m bond at an interest rate of 3%, putting it among the cheapest individual deals secured in the sector.

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Government defeated in bedroom tax case

27/04/2017 4:21 pm

A couple who had their housing benefit reduced because they were unable to share a bedroom due to a severe disability have defeated the government in court for the second time.

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NHBC registrations hit 10-year peak

27/04/2017 2:05 pm

More homes were registered with the National House Building Council (NHBC) in the first three months of 2017 than any quarter since 2007.

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Corbyn adds housing associations to 500,000 homes pledge

27/04/2017 12:37 pm

Jeremy Corbyn has added housing association homes to his pledge to deliver 500,000 affordable rented properties in the life of a parliament.

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Persimmon boosts forward sales revenue

27/04/2017 12:24 pm

One of the UK’s largest house builders has boosted its sales turnover by 11% this year, as sales increase and house prices rise.

Sanctuary Group secures European Investment Bank funding

Bristol launches £57m grant package for local associations

27/04/2017 12:00 pm

Bristol City Council will launch a £57m package of grant funding for local social landlords today as it seeks to boost affordable housing in the city.

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Three-quarters of social landlords implementing major change

27/04/2017 7:30 am

Three-quarters of social landlords will be implementing a “major change programme” such as a merger, restructure or overhaul of IT systems over the next year, an exclusive Inside Housing survey shows.

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    Cathy at 50

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    We see the price of everything and the value of nothing

    Jules Birch warns against short-term thinking leading to huge costs to the taxpayer and tenants further down the line

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    Election draws focus away from the real issues

    The political vacuum in Stormont will continue to hamper the best efforts of housing associations, says Jennie Donald of NIFHA

    Editor, Inside Housing

    Rough sleeping: political parties need to commit

    It is time our political leaders commit to stamping out rough sleeping for good, says Emma Maier

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    We need to take a more active role in fighting poverty

    The sector must renew its commitment to supporting people in hardship, says Wheatley Group’s Martin Armstrong

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    From the frontline - Tom O'Neil

    25/04/2017

    St Mungo’s complex needs worker Tom O’Neil on supporting people with substance misuse issues and how he has made being a former boxer relevant to his current role

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      Why the parties should back Cathy at 50

      ANALYSIS: As politicans hit the campaign trail, we illustrate a number of graphs showing why political parties should support our Cathy at 50 campaign to tackle rough sleeping and homelessness.

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