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
Town halls have handed almost £50m in unspent Right to Buy cash earmarked for replacement council housing to the government, claiming rules make it impossible to spend.
Over-stretched accommodation and rising rents in London are leading to councils considering temporary homes as a potential fix. Kate Youde finds out more
The Department for Work and Pensions has announced individual local authority Discretionary Housing Payment allocations for 2016/17.
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.