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Under 35, on housing benefit, and impossible to house? Video

16/06/2016 | By Jess McCabe

The ‘Local Housing Allowance cap’ is already narrowing the housing options for under-35s, Inside Housing reveals, with many housing associations planning to tighten allocation rules. Jess McCabe reports

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Bernstein: Rethink the role of social housing

29/06/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The chief executive of Manchester City Council has said local housing associations face a “big challenge” to rethink the role of social rented housing.

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A bright future

15/09/2016 | By Lord David Freud

The government will put in place a new funding model to ensure supported housing can continue to help vulnerable people, says Lord Freud

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For use in Inside Housing, 16 September 2016

All in it together Video

14/09/2016 | By Joseph Dart

Social landlords make extensive use of volunteers – but what do both sides get out of it? Joe Dart asks three social landlords about the benefits

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Social housing rap Video

23/08/2016 | By Tom Wall

A group of young Londoners have produced a music video about the threatened demolition of a Brixton housing estate. Tom Wall spoke to community activist Potent Whisper and one of the rappers, Paradox, about the video and the campaign to save Cressingham Gardens

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Making Starter Homes work

26/09/2016 | By Emma Maier

One of the key themes from the NHF conference was an attempt by the sector to make a go of this form of ‘affordable’ housing


Priced out

23/09/2016 | By Terrie Alafat

Affordable rents could help the government deliver its pledge to boost homeownership, says Terrie Alafat



20/09/2016 | By Derek Long

Buyers are sceptical about Starter Homes and shared ownership, says Derek Long

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Zero hour housing

23/09/2016 | By Sian Berry

Property guardians are the housing equivalent of zero-hour contracts, says Siân Berry


Catching the rogues


Private landlords should welcome licensing because it is driving out the rogues, says Sir Robin Wales


Under the radar

30/08/2016 | By Alan Ward

Licensing will only hit good private landlords - the bad ones will ignore it, says Alan Ward

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For use in Inside Housing, 15 July 2016

Crime wave Video

12/07/2016 | By Michael Lloyd

A crime writer challenges social landlords to do more to tackle brothels and ‘trap houses’ on estates. Michael Lloyd reports

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Scottish landlord criticised for lack of ASB policy

29/07/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

A housing association has been criticised by the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) for failing to have an anti-social behaviour (ASB) policy in place for its supported housing.

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Senior judges block tenant's eviction despite cannabis farm

07/07/2016 | By Pete Apps

A housing associations’ bid to evict a tenant who had 300 cannabis plants in her spare bedroom has been dismissed by senior judges.

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