Wednesday, 16 April 2014
2 June 2006
| Updated: 10 June 2008 7:30 pm
Nearly 1 million more new properties could be needed in England by 2021 for those on housing benefit, according to research by Cambridge University and homelessness charity Centrepoint.
The social housing sector needs to rebrand itself if it wants to curry favour with the government and an increasingly unsympathetic younger generation, argues Jon Neale
A think tank has found 93 per cent of councillors surveyed who have a key role in housing planned to build new council homes.
Private rented tenants need legal protection from retaliatory evictions for complaining about problems, two major Welsh charities say.
Do you have tenants who can’t pay their rent because of welfare reform? Well, speed dating might provide an unlikely solution to your problems, as Alex Turner reports
Mortgage indemnity guarantees could give confidence to lenders when interest rates start to increase, suggests Louise Drew
Why has a Sunderland-based social landlord set up a charity providing solar powered lamps to communities in Africa? Martin Hilditch finds out
Having turned around a government contract for bail accommodation and support services, Stonham, part of Home Group, is in prime position to win offender supervision work that ministers plan to put out to tender. Alex Turner reports
Scotland’s social housing sector is still dogged by the spectre of unnecessary procurement costs but it could save up to £42 million per year
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