Risk & Judgements
A Midlands housing association now complies with regulatory standards following a governance rating upgrade today.
The English social housing regulator is now naming smaller providers which have missed financial reporting deadlines as part of a new ‘transparent’ approach.
Nine small housing associations have been admonished by the English social housing regulator for late submission of financial statements.
Value for Money
A trend by councils to house more of their homeless families in cheaper parts of the capital is fuelling a surge in out-of-London placements, new figures reveal.
UK housing is in a period of unprecedented uncertainty
The number of homes registered to be built by social landlords increased 17% last year as work started on homes under the 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme.
Health and Safety
A court has fined repairs contractor Mears £15,000 for leaving the life of an elderly social housing tenant at risk from a dangerous gas heater.
Aster Group is assisting police with their investigation following the death of a five-year-old girl in one of the housing association’s Weymouth properties.
The Health and Safety Executive has fined North Devon Homes £6,000 after a tenant’s life was put at “immediate risk” from carbon monoxide poisoning.