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.
Housing benefit overpayments due to fraud totalled £1bn last year, official statistics released today have revealed.
The English social housing regulator will publish data showing named individual housing associations’ costs this year, as part of its drive to improve the sector’s efficiency.
Northern areas should establish ‘housing boards’ which take control of public funding for housing supply in their areas, a commission investigating the housing crisis in the North has said.
The author of the Ed Miliband-commissioned review of the housing market has endorsed the “broad-based” stance of the new housing minister.
Would-be first-time buyers are being frozen out of the market by richer households who cling on to their old home as a rental investment when trading up, a study has found.
The largest housing associations should be allowed to raise rents in exchange for agreeing to build more homes, an influential thinktank has said.
London’s largest housing associations have urged the government to overhaul the benefits system to ensure that “work pays”.
Only small-scale, community-based research can get behind the trends in vast housing datasets, argues Jo Richardson
It’s all too easy to ignore data trends if they don’t fit our beliefs, says Mark Henderson
A housing association has calculated it could save the National Health Service more than £3m a year through health interventions for older people.
Town centres should be given similar powers to Housing Zones to encourage new investment, a report has concluded.
Tower blocks – you probably love them or hate them. But just how ubiquitous are they? Kate Youde compiled this map of council-owned blocks across England
Councils should be allowed to keep the revenue made through stamp duty tax, a report by the Centre for Cities has said.
Affordable housing completions in Scotland have risen 7% year-on-year, according to Scottish Government figures released today.
Some Scottish councils show “little awareness” that regulatory standards for social landlords apply to Gypsy and Traveller sites, a report has found.
The proposed ‘Pay to Stay’ threshold is too low and will hit some households claiming benefit, the Chartered institute of Housing has warned.