Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Housing associations defy minister's rent freeze call

The Northern Irish Government’s call for housing associations to freeze their rents for one year has been rejected by a majority of landlords.

To continue reading this please register or sign in to your account below. Each month registered users receive free limited access to a number of stories. To receive unlimited access, please subscribe to one of our packages.

Register or sign in to continue

Sign In

If you are already registered sign in for unrestricted access to alll the content on the site.

Newsletter Sign-up



  • Associations defy development fears

    18 March 2016

    The largest developing housing associations have added 7,377 homes to their pipelines since last June, defying expectations that thousands of homes would be left unbuilt in response to the 1% rent cut.

  • NIHE rent freeze confirmed

    15 February 2016

    The 90,000-home Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) is to freeze rents for one year while the government conducts a review of rent policy.

  • Call for London LHA freeze exemption

    28 October 2015

    Umbrella organisation London Councils is calling on the government to exempt renters in the capital from a freeze to Local Housing Allowance rates.

  • Government to freeze benefits for four years

    8 July 2015

    The government is to freeze working age benefits for four years from next year, George Osborne announced today.

  • Associations call for talks after row with council

    10 June 2015

    A group of nearly 70 housing associations has called for discussions with Glasgow Council following a public row over homelessness provision.

IH Subscription