Risk & Judgements
The social housing regulator has downgraded a housing association’s governance to a non-compliant rating over “significant weaknesses” in its information about its housing stock.
A housing association has today had its governance rating downgraded over its value-for-money self-assessment.
A housing association has received a governance downgrade from the English social housing regulator for failing to carry out gas safety checks on 160 properties.
Value for Money
Council tenants across England face rent hikes of £1,000 a year on average under the government’s Pay to Stay scheme, according to research published today.
The latest housebuilding figures make the case for a fiscal stimulus in the Autumn unanswerable, says Jules Birch
The number of homes sold in Merseyside under the Right to Buy extension pilot was upped to compensate for low sales elsewhere, Inside Housing can reveal.
From our partners
It’s important to work with an OJEU-compliant partner for energy procurement, says Jan Ashworth, head of Official Journal of the European Union at Inspired Energy
Landlords can navigate complex European procurement rules by outsourcing, says Birmingham Council’s Bill Mealey
Health and Safety
Too many housing associations do not support the victims of workplace violence, says John Gray
Carbon monoxide deaths are preventable, but safety measures vary across the sector, says Ross Fraser
The gas fright homes Video
In April, Conars Court received a full set of gas safety certificates. Almost immediately, the gas supply had to be cut off. Simon Brandon investigates