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
Holiday profit Video
Short-let holiday sites such as Airbnb are coming under fire for reducing the supply of housing where resources are scarce. Is this a problem for the UK’s social landlords? Alex Turner investigates
The Homes and Communities Agency has issued another warning about managing interest rate swap risk after landlords’ ‘mark-to-market’ exposure doubled in 10 months.
Key storiesEnglish social housing regulator the Homes and Communties Agency (HCA) will launch a probe into the impact of the government’s £12bn of welfare cutsChris Walker, head of housing at think-tank Policy Exchange
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.