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Devolution revolution

28/04/2017 | By News team

Next week, six areas of the UK will elect mayors to oversee and decide their economic strategies, representing a major handover of housing power from Westminster to the regions. Inside Housing takes a closer look

For single use only on 28 April 2017

The human resources test Video

27/04/2017

How do providers ensure they have the workforce to cope with rent cuts, welfare reform and Brexit? We spoke to human resources professionals and carried out our first HR survey to find out. Simon Brandon reports

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Why the parties should back Cathy at 50

26/04/2017 | By Carl Brown

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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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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From the archive - week of 24 April

24/04/2017

Inside Housing looks back at what was happening in the sector this week five, 15 and 25 years ago

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Stock rationalisation: scatter or gather?

21/04/2017 | By Nick Johnstone , Luke Barratt

With stock rationalisation deals expected to soar, Nick Johnstone and Luke Barratt cast an eye over the lay of the sector’s Monopoly board

For single use only on 21 April 2017

LHA cap: a sinking feeling Video

21/04/2017

The LHA cap is set to leave Welsh landlords and tenants in a sticky situation. Jules Birch investigates what is likely to happen as a result

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From the frontline - Raffaella Lenza

19/04/2017

Hyde Housing’s employment advisor Raffaella Lenza on how to get tenants into work and her secret passion for piano

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ELECTION 2017: what are the housing battlegrounds likely to be?

18/04/2017

Theresa May has surprised everyone by calling a general election – so where are the differences in housing policies between the parties likely to lie?

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From the archive - week of 17 April

18/04/2017

Inside Housing looks back at what was happening in the sector this week 10, 20 and 30 years ago

For single use only on 13 April 2017

Where the axe will fall Video

13/04/2017 | By Pete Apps , Sophie Barnes

Pete Apps and Sophie Barnes assess the potential impact of the forthcoming cut to housing benefit for young people

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Rising Stars 2017: the shortlist revealed

12/04/2017

Two months ago, Inside Housing and the Chartered Institute of Housing launched a search to find the Rising Star of the housing sector. Today we reveal the shortlist – and their thoughts about the housing professionals of the future and how they could learn from the past to inform what happens next

For single use only on 13 April 2017

The future of property guardians Video

11/04/2017 | By Tim Clark

A landmark ruling could redefine the status of property guardians. Tim Clark, himself a former guardian, looks at what it means for the future of these businesses and their properties’ custodians

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From the frontline - Krystle Wade

11/04/2017

Look Ahead contract manager Krystle Wade on star-gazing, caffeine and why the weekend is 50% too short

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From the archive - week of 10 April

10/04/2017

Inside Housing looks back at what was happening in the sector this week five, 15 and 25 years ago

For single use only on 7 April 2017

Exclusive interview with Bill Hughes of L&G

07/04/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

In just five years, L&G’s residential exposure has grown from zero to £5bn. Nick Johnstone meets the man behind its march into the housing mainstream

For single use only on 7 April 2017

'We need more housing for exploited women' Video

06/04/2017 | By Danielle Aumord

Specialist housing for prostituted women is in high demand, but it is under threat from funding cuts. Danielle Aumord finds out whether these crucial services can be kept afloat

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Salary survey: pay on display Video

05/04/2017 | By Gavriel Hollander

Inside Housing and recruitment consultancy Hays’ annual salary survey found high levels of dissatisfaction among housing sector employees. Gavriel Hollander finds out why

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From the frontline - Nicola Hilton

04/04/2017

New Charter Building Company’s Nicola Hilton on how customers react to a female gas technician and how to get more women into similar roles

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From the archive - week of 3 April

03/04/2017

Inside Housing looks back at what was happening in the sector this week 10, 20 and 30 years ago

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Scottish leaders' list

31/03/2017

A new Inside Housing list will profile those leading the housing agenda in Scotland. Who will you nominate?

For single use only on 31 March 2017

'I came into politics to help people change their lives for the better'

31/03/2017 | By Gavriel Hollander

Gavin Barwell has overseen a major shift in policy in his first nine months as housing minister. He tells Gavriel Hollander about his quiet revolution

For single use only on 31 March 2017

ALMOs: out of the shadows Video

30/03/2017 | By Nathaniel Barker

The humble ALMO is reinventing itself. Could these unassuming organisations teach other house builders a thing or two about local development? Nathaniel Barker investigates

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Rebuilding Soapsud Island Video

29/03/2017

The South Acton Estate is getting a makeover. After years of decline, Gavriel Hollander finds how it will look in the future and what it will mean for residents

For single use only on 6 January 2017

Full text of Sajid Javid's speech at the HBF Policy Conference

28/03/2017

Full text of communities secretary Sajid Javid’s speech to the Home Builders Federation today

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From the frontline - Kieran Dean

28/03/2017

Irwell Valley’s administration assistant Kieran Dean on the challenges of being a visually impaired employee and his knack for cooking the perfect chicken tikka masala

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From the archive - week of 27 March

27/03/2017

Inside Housing looks back at what was happening in the sector this week five, 15 and 25 years ago

For single use only on 24 March 2017

Rising Star takeover

24/03/2017

As part of her prize for winning the Rising Stars competition in 2016, Alice Smith got to sit in the editor’s hot seat for this week’s issue of the magazine. Here she is making her mark

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Regulating the regulator

24/03/2017 | By Nathaniel Barker

After a high-profile investigation into regulation from the Welsh Public Accounts Committee, Nathaniel Barker asks what is coming next

For single use only on 24 March 2017

The age of the apprentice Video

23/03/2017

Housing associations and other house builders will soon start paying a new national apprenticeship levy. Tim Clark finds out whether they’re ready for the change

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Laying the foundations Video

22/03/2017

A difficult recruitment landscape has resulted in associations developing bigger and better apprenticeship schemes. Joe Dart talks to the organisations leading the charge

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From the frontline - Ciaran McLaughlin

21/03/2017

Housing officer at Helm Housing Association – and the Chartered Institute of Housing Northern Ireland’s Young Professional of the Year – on attracting young talent into the sector and why Nando’s is the key to a happy life

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From the archive - week of 20 March

20/03/2017

Inside Housing looks back at what was happening in the sector this week 10, 20 and 30 years ago

For single use only on 17 March 2017

Could Home Group's Step Down initiative make a real difference?

17/03/2017 | By Pete Apps

A small set of flats on a quiet residential road in Blackpool holds a message for the health and housing sectors. Pete Apps investigates

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Dispatches from MIPIM - day 3

16/03/2017

Nick Johnstone reports from day three of the giant property event MIPIM in Cannes, in which social landlords are increasingly taking an interest

For single use only on 17 March 2017

A match made in heaven? Video

16/03/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

A new breed of ‘social impact’ investors are wooing housing associations. But shortly after one venture by private equity giant Octopus was disbanded, Nick Johnstone investigates if this really is an ideal partnership

For single use only on 17 March 2017

The council whisperer Video

15/03/2017

Natalie Elphicke has gone from City lawyer to leading the charge to boost councils’ housing delivery. Gavriel Hollander finds out what makes her tick – and if she’s pleased with her progress

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Dispatches from MIPIM - day 2

15/03/2017 | Updated: 15/03/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

Nick Johnstone reports from day two of the giant property event MIPIM in Cannes, in which social landlords are increasingly taking an interest

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Dispatches from MIPIM - day 1

14/03/2017

Nick Johnstone reports from the giant property event MIPIM in Cannes, in which social landlords are increasingly taking an interest

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From the frontline - Trev Swinswood

14/03/2017

Nottingham Community Housing Association’s Sound as a Pound project manager on giving tenants financial control… and Dustin Hoffman

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From the archive - week of 13 March

13/03/2017

Inside Housing looks back at what was happening in the sector this week five, 15 and 25 years ago

For single use only on 10 March 2017

Lessons from Lakanal

10/03/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

As Southwark Council pleads guilty to four criminal charges relating to the Lakanal House fire, Sophie Barnes looks at what went wrong and whether it could happen again

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The sector in stats

09/03/2017 | By Carl Brown

Inside Housing pulls out key figures from this year’s UK Housing Review

For single use only on 10 March 2017

Testing the water Video

09/03/2017

The ‘full-service’ Universal Credit roll-out is being road tested in pilots across the country. As an official at the Scottish local authority involved, Michael Lloyd has a front row seat

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The Budget - full speech

08/03/2017

THE BUDGET: The full transcript of Philip Hammond’s speech - with passages likely to be of interest to the housing sector in bold.

For single use only on 10 March 2017

Glasgow takes on the rogues Video

08/03/2017 | By James Andrew Smith

Glasgow’s Govanhill district has been described as Scotland’s “biggest slum”, with private sector properties in dire conditions. James Andrew Smith meets the people set on turning it around

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From the frontline - Karl Maple

07/03/2017

Network Homes’ regional manager for income, voids and lettings on how stand-up comedy’s loss is housing’s gain

For single use only on 3 March 2017

The Hackney empire Video

03/03/2017 | By Tom Wall

The promise of affordable housing helped the borough’s new mayor to election success. Tom Wall finds out how Philip Glanville’s plan is being put into practice

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From the archive - week of 6 March

03/03/2017

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Inside Housing looks back at what was happening in the sector this week 10, 20 and 30 years ago

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Have I got newts for you Video

02/03/2017 | By Martin Hilditch

Great crested newts received surprising attention in last month’s Housing White Paper. Martin Hilditch investigates why and what happens next

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AT-A-GLANCE: Northern Ireland parties' housing policies

01/03/2017 | By Nathaniel Barker

As voters in Northern Ireland prepare to go to the polls tomorrow, Nathaniel Barker summarises the key housing pledges of each party.

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Lies, damned lies and housebuilding statistics

01/03/2017 | By Pete Apps

ANALYSIS: Housebuilding statistics are not giving a reliable picture of the market, claim industry bodies. Pete Apps investigates

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From the frontline - Peter Helly

28/02/2017

Accord Group’s community development manager on partnership, punctures and (non) Premier League football

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From the archive - week of 27 February

27/02/2017

Inside Housing looks back at what was happening in the sector this week five, 15 and 25 years ago

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Breaking the cycle Video

24/02/2017 | By Steve Sampson

Gang violence is a growing problem in our inner cities but councils’ youth services budgets have been cut. Can housing associations fill the void? Steve Sampson finds out

For single use only on 24 February 2017

The rise of the medium-merger

23/02/2017 | By Pete Apps

While mega-mergers have stumbled, there is growing consolidation among medium-sized associations. Pete Apps investigates

For single use only on 24 February 2017

New Era: one year on Video

22/02/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

A year ago, the new landlord of a Hackney estate ripped up the rental rulebook. Sophie Barnes returns to Hoxton to find out how the personalised rents model has bedded in

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From the frontline - Lynsey Tomlins

21/02/2017

Aspire Housing’s housing support and well-being advisor tells Inside Housing about the ups and downs of the job

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From the archive - week of 20 February

20/02/2017

Inside Housing looks back at what was happening in the sector this week 10, 20 and 30 years ago

For single use only on 17 February 2017

The Housing White Paper: piecing together the puzzle

17/02/2017 | By News team

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