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NI 'intimidation points' policy could be scrapped

25/08/2015 | By Corin Williams

A social homes allocations policy in Northern Ireland that priorities those who claim to be victims of intimidation could be scrapped in response to widespread concerns the system is open to abuse.

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Ownership Plan B

21/08/2015 | By Nigel Turner

Is graduated ownership a better alternative to shared ownership? asks Nigel Turner

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Homes for veterans Video

28/08/2015 | By David Blackman

Veterans in Bristol are building their own affordable rent homes, with the help of a project funded by bank fines from the financial crisis. But are such projects sustainable? David Blackman reports

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Street art Video

21/08/2015 | By Paul Wilson

A tangle of terraced streets in Liverpool is shortlisted for the Turner Prize. Inside Housing sent community manager Paul Wilson to find out what all the fuss is about.

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Burglary 'likely to be more common' in PRS areas

20/08/2015 | By Carl Brown

Burglary is likely to be more common in areas with higher levels of private rented housing than in social housing neighbourhoods, according to a report by an independent thinktank today.

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Public registrations increase 17%

28/08/2015 | By Carl Brown

The number of homes registered to be built by social landlords increased 17% in a year as work has started on properties under the 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme.

For use in Inside Housing, 28 August 2015

Homes for veterans Video

28/08/2015 | By David Blackman

Veterans in Bristol are building their own affordable rent homes, with the help of a project funded by bank fines from the financial crisis. But are such projects sustainable? David Blackman reports

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Councils to build more homes after government defeat

27/08/2015 | By Corin Williams

Two councils in Devon have said they can now build more than 100 extra affordable homes because of a High Court ruling that overturned the government’s policy to strike affordable housing from small developments.

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Rogue traders

03/09/2015 | By Trevor Hampton

We have the data in the UK to cut down on rogue landlords, Trevor Hampton says, but do we have the will?

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Immigration checks 'fuelling discrimination'

03/09/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Private landlords are discriminating against people with foreign names and accents as a result of the government’s ‘Right to Rent’ checks, a new report says.

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Scotland goes its own way

02/09/2015 | By Jules Birch

Rent control and increased security of tenure are back on the government agenda for the private rented sector for the first time in 30 years.

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Safe as houses

26/08/2015 | By Roger Jarman

Laws around the private rented sector must be tightened to stem the rise of increasing crime linked to this tenure, says Roger Jarman

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From the frontline

21/08/2015

Michelle Kent is a community safety team leader at Melin Homes. She talks to Simon Brandon about the highs and lows of working in anti-social behaviour.

Burglary

Burglary 'likely to be more common' in PRS areas

20/08/2015 | By Carl Brown

Burglary is likely to be more common in areas with higher levels of private rented housing than in social housing neighbourhoods, according to a report by an independent thinktank today.

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