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
Affinity Sutton and Circle have received conditional approval from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) for their 128,000-home “mega-merger”.
Is Policy Exchange social housing’s Death Star?
Building homes for sale can fund vital social housing, says Philip Glanville
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
A huge blaze that ripped through five floors of a council-owned tower block was caused by a faulty tumble dryer, the London Fire Brigade has confirmed.