Risk & Judgements
The Welsh Government has launched a statutory inquiry into a social landlord relating to a number of allegations surrounding the organisation.
The chief executive of only the third landlord that failed to meet financial viability standards has explained the organisation’s decision not to seek a merger partner.
The social housing regulator has issued two more financial viability rating downgrades, as the trend for lower gradings in the sector continues.
Value for Money
Social landlords in Wales are modelling the impact of an English-style rent cut, as the Welsh Government considers following George Osborne in tearing up the rent formula.
We have to show our government a rent cut in Wales would not be the best for our communities, says Mike Owen
Health and Safety
Landlords need to think about water safety checks following changes in guidance, says Steve Lorriman
Built in 2009, the 64 council houses in Gorebridge’s Newbyres Crescent should have been a dream destination. Instead, they exposed familes to such serious health risks the homes are now being demolished. Martin Hilditch investigates.
The Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) is stepping up surveillance of fires at timber frame buildings because of the material’s increased use.