In the opening investigation in our new series, IH Spotlight, Sophie Barnes unveils the first exclusive analysis of the lower benefit cap
Redbridge Council has leased 147 homes in an old army barracks in Canterbury – more than 60 miles away – to help rehouse people on its waiting list. But neither council is overjoyed about the situation. Gavriel Hollander investigates the strains pitching local authorities into competition with each other to house their homeless residents
The gas fright homes Video
In April, Conars Court received a full set of gas safety certificates. Almost immediately, the gas supply had to be cut off. Simon Brandon investigates
Raiders of the HRA Video
Councils are increasingly using their Housing Revenue Accounts to fill gaps in their back-office budgets. While this has helped cope with wider budget cuts, Keith Cooper investigates the impact on housing resources
Reported assaults on housing workers are falling, but do the figures disguise under-reporting? Heather Spurr reveals the results of Inside Housing’s research
The White Paper called on the sector to link up to tackle the housing crisis. But what do the participants make of it? Inside Housing’s news team joins up the pieces
In a new series of nostalgia pieces, Gavriel Hollander takes a look at what was happening in the sector five, 15 and 25 years ago this week
L&Q’s acquisition of Gallagher Estates is a milestone in the housing association sector’s march into the land market. Nick Johnstone looks at the risk and reward
An analysis of the Right to Buy extension pilot contains stark warnings about affordability and communication around exemptions. Pete Apps sifts through the detail
Some housing associations are challenging received thinking about the way the sector approaches repairs and maintenance. Gavriel Hollander finds out why they think the sector could save itself a packet
MPs have launched an inquiry into the benefit cap and have re-opened an inquiry into Universal Credit amid growing concern over delays.
Housing associations built almost half of the new homes completed in London last year, according to a report from the National Housing Federation (NHF) published yesterday.
Social housing rents have increased faster than earnings over the last 15 years, according to a National Audit Office (NAO) report published today.
Rising house prices and the generational gap in homeownership mean a “lucky half” of young people will get the vast majority of inherited wealth, according to a study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
More sites must be made available to Gypsy and Travellers communities to help alleviate the “poor health, anxiety and disconnect” they suffer as a result of a lack of suitable accommodation.
Is pay for housing professionals weathering the storm? See how your salary compares.
Daisy-May Hudson’s film about her family’s homelessness has won praise from BAFTA. She talks to Martin Hilditch about it, and about what she is looking for from entrants to Inside Housing’s Reel Homes film competition, which she is judging
Radian’s customer service advisor Cara Headon tells Inside Housing about a day on the coalface of resident support
The change agent Video
After becoming Accent’s chief executive, Gordon Perry was faced with pulling the housing association out of a crisis. Martin Hilditch finds out how he transformed it
Greg Campbell and David Williams of Campbell Tickell explain more about the trend towards ‘medium-mergers’
Councils are resorting to increasing charges, rents and cutting costs to cope with the rent cut – impacting on real lives, says Emma Maier
The Homelessness Reduction Bill comes before the House of Lords today. Lord Richard Best says this presents an opportunity to air some wider concerns.