Risk & Judgements
Housing associations missed decimal points and entered monthly figures as years in a range of errors in official statements submitted to the English social housing regulator.
A Welsh Government-commissioned report into housing association Tai Cantref found evidence of mismanagement, Inside Housing understands.
A Norfolk-based housing association has had its governance rating downgraded over concerns about a new auditing system.
Value for Money
An influential committee of MPs has slammed the government’s plan to fund the extension of the Right to Buy through a levy on councils, saying it should be financed by central government directly.
Hyde Group has allowed another social landlord to access its procurement framework.
How exactly did the prime minister conclude he needed to knock down housing estates? muses Ann O’Byrne
Health and Safety
A housing association has been criticised by the English social housing regulator for failing to carry out gas safety checks on 160 properties.
The Welsh Government is planning to introduce new mandatory quality standards for all social landlord homes.
Northern Irish housing associations have called for an “agreed approach” to deal with a mounting problem of new developments being targetted with sectarian flags.