Drputy chief executive, CIH

Vital statistics

24/04/2015 | By Gavin Smart

Get housing right and you can get an awful lot of other things right, says Gavin Smart - whoever wins the next election must address the chronic lack of housing supply

President of the Faculty of Public Health

Thought needed

24/04/2015 | By John Ashton

Imagination is needed to create housing solutions for our baby boomers, says Professor John Ashton

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Profit and purpose

24/04/2015 | By David Jepson

Profits are important, but we must not take our eyes off building homes for the poor, says David Jepson

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Edinburgh Council plans housing company

23/04/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Edinburgh City Council has approved plans to set up an arm’s-length housing company to kick-start the development of more rented housing.


Majority of public support government borrowing for housing

23/04/2015 | By Carl Brown

More than half of the public support the next government borrowing money to build more affordable homes, a poll has found.

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Persimmon increases revenue to £2bn in 2015

16/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

A major house builder has increased its sales revenue to £2bn in the first four months of the year.


Councils forced to sell expensive homes under Tory Right to Buy plan

14/04/2015 | By Carl Brown

Councils would be forced to sell off their most expensive properties when they become empty in order to help fund the Conservatives’ extension of the Right to Buy to housing associations.

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Chief executive, Stockport Council

Q&A with Eamonn Boylan

24/03/2015 | By Stuart Macdonald

Eamonn Boylan may have been the chief executive of Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council since January 2010, but his heart is still 100% housing.

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Landlords to take on contracting giants

24/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

Social landlords have joined forces in a bid to compete with the biggest companies for major public contracts.

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Editor, Inside Housing

In a day’s work

24/04/2015 | By Emma Maier

It is encouraging to see 10 landlords joining forces through a joint venture to enable them to bid directly for public contracts, including the Work Programme

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Landlords 'only able to replace one in five Right to Buy homes'

17/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

Housing associations are only able to replace one in every five homes sold under the preserved Right to Buy, according to an exclusive snap poll by Inside Housing.

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