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Landlords call on ministers to review sex offender strategy

24/04/2015 | By Heather Spurr

A group of 15 housing associations is calling on Scottish ministers to carry out a ‘fundamental’ review of the government’s strategy for housing sex offenders.

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Councils' strategies to avoid homeless duties 'shameful'

17/04/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

Two London councils acted ‘shamefully’ in their attempts to avoid taking legal responsibility for a vulnerable homeless family, a High Court judge has found.

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Rise of the housing activist

01/05/2015 | By Nick Duxbury , Jess McCabe

A new generation of housing protesters are taking to the streets of London. Nick Duxbury and Jess McCabe investigate their aims and impact

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Architects use 'dark web' site to leak plans

01/05/2015 | By Jess McCabe

A group of architects called Concrete Action is launching a website on the ‘dark web’ to allow development professionals to anonymously leak confidential documents about regeneration projects.

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Miliband pledges commitment to social rent

01/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Labour is ‘committed to social rent’, Ed Miliband has said.

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Cream of the crop

30/04/2015 | By Chloë Stothart

For 18 years, the UK Housing Awards have celebrated excellence in the social housing sector. Chloe Stothart looks at the stellar achievements of this year’s winners

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Nick Clegg: Tories pushing landlords away from Affordable Homes Programme

30/04/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Nick Clegg accuses the Conservatives of trying to push social landlords away from the Affordable Homes Programme in the second of Inside Housing’s exclusive Q&A sessions with the main political parties.

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£5bn homes fund available for landlords under Labour plans

29/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

Housing associations will be able to access £5bn invested in government-backed saving schemes to build affordable and socially rented homes under Labour plans.

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Rise of the housing activist

01/05/2015 | By Nick Duxbury , Jess McCabe

A new generation of housing protesters are taking to the streets of London. Nick Duxbury and Jess McCabe investigate their aims and impact

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Sector pledges £30bn investment if government backs PRS

01/05/2015 | By Pete Apps

The next government could unlock £30bn of investment in housing if it promotes the professional private rented sector (PRS), a coalition of social landlords, investors and industry bodies have said.

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Landlords could be forced into rent hikes under Labour plans

30/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

Housing associations with long-term finance tied to private rented homes could be forced to hike rents every three years, under Labour plans.

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Breaking the cycle

01/05/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

As part of our Housing Benefits campaign to detail the wider impact of social landlords, Daniel Douglas looks at how the sector has tackled crime and anti-social behaviour

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Poor of power

30/04/2015 | By Mike Owen

We need to review the model of landlord and tenant power sharing to really give tenants a voice, says Mike Owen

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Hand grenade attack on social landlord property

30/03/2015 | By Heather Spurr

A police investigation has been launched following a hand grenade attack on a housing association property in Greater Manchester.

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