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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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Flagship: third of tenants at risk of unaffordable rents

21/10/2016 | By Heather Spurr

A housing association has found one-third of its own tenants are at risk of facing unaffordable rents as they struggle to cover daily living costs.

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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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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

For use in Inside Housing, 19 August 2016

Tenant satisfaction: is it still relevant? Video

18/08/2016 | By Kate Youde

As housing associations transform themselves, is customer service still important – and if so, why? Kate Youde reports

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Autumn test

21/10/2016 | By Julia Unwin

The government must use the Autumn Statement to ensure new homes can be rented by those on low incomes, says Julia Unwin


I’m back!

21/10/2016 | By John Healey

Housing is the Conservatives’ biggest domestic policy failure and I’m determined to hold them to account, says John Healey


From rent to buy

14/10/2016 | By John Perry

Building social rents could actually help the government boost homeownership, says John Perry

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Don't blame us

04/10/2016 | By David Smith

Buy-to-let landlords are not preventing first-buyers getting on the housing ladder, says David Smith

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Regulating the sharing economy

28/09/2016 | By Tom Copley

Home-sharing sites provide a useful service to guests and hosts but landlords may be exploiting lax regulation to make money from short-term lets, says Tom Copley

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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

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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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