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.
Two London councils acted ‘shamefully’ in their attempts to avoid taking legal responsibility for a vulnerable homeless family, a High Court judge has found.
Plans to merge the functions of the Housing Ombudsman Service with those of other bodies to create a new ‘Public Service Ombudsman’ have been criticised by social housing sector figures.
A Midlands-based housing association is considering allowing its tenants to fix leaks and other minor repairs themselves using mouldable glue.
Two housing associations in Northern Ireland have completed a merger.
Done deal Video
Wales has signed a historic deal with Westminster to end the creaming off of council rents. Keith Cooper examines the fine print
Around 2,000 homes apparently missed the ‘drop dead’ date completions under the Affordable Homes Programme (AHP) in London, leaving landlords exposed to millions in grant clawback.
The Liberal Democrat party has pledged to increase capital investment in new housing as it sets out wide-ranging proposals to build 300,000 homes per year.
Private Rented Sector
For all the political rhetoric about home ownership, official figures released today confirm that England continues to become a nation of private tenants.
Councils in London have broken the law by placing more than 8,000 homeless families in other areas over two years without properly notifying the receiving local authority.
A West Midlands council is advertising local social housing on the open market after slashing its housing waiting list.
Anti Social Behaviour
A police investigation has been launched following a hand grenade attack on a housing association property in Greater Manchester.
Social landlords have been assessing their impact in key policy areas. Here are some of the key studies
A new injunction for anti-social behaviour is launched next week. It allows landlords to include ‘positive requirements’, but will that be a blessing or a curse?