Risk & Judgements
Housing associations in England could face regulatory downgrades if the Homes and Communities Agency uncovers insufficient asset and liability registers in its new in-depth assessments.
More than a third of data that social landlords hold on tenants is inaccurate or missing, according to a tech supplier to the housing sector.
The English social housing regulator has set out the way it will conduct in-depth assessments (IDAs) of housing associations.
Value for Money
L&Q has posted a record annual surplus of more than £200m as it gears up to begin its ambitious 50,000-home development drive.
A charity has written to new ministers calling for greater priority to be given to housing for older people.
Housing associations feel they have ‘no option but to develop homes for ‘affordable rent’ rather than social rent, research has found.
Health and Safety
The Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) is stepping up surveillance of fires at timber frame buildings because of the material’s increased use.
Nearly one in six privately rented homes in England is physically unsafe, a report published today has said.
The death of a woman hit by a truck has prompted the English social housing regulator to investigate whether other tenants are at risk of harm on an estate owned by a large housing association.