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Making a choice

18/04/2017 | By Simon Hollingsworth

There is an urgent need for more flexibility in lettings cycles, says Simon Hollingsworth, managing director at Housing Partners

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The data divide

18/04/2017

Landlords must think again about how they allocate homes to meet need, says Barry Marlow

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Major PRS operator to scrap security deposits

25/05/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

Private rented sector landlord Get Living London is to scrap security deposits at its schemes, and will refund £3m of down payments to thousands of existing tenants.

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Tributes paid to founding chair of tenants' organisation

09/05/2017

Tributes have been paid to the founding chair of the Tenants’ and Residents’ Organisations of England (TAROE) who has passed away aged 96.

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A smoking 'ban' for social tenants would reinforce class divides

08/05/2017 | By Tom Murtha

If you want to ban smoking in the home, ban it across all tenures, says Tom Murtha

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Revealed: less than half of Right to Buy replacements are for social rent

26/05/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Less than half of the council homes built to replace those sold under the Right to Buy are at social rents, an exclusive Inside Housing investigation has revealed.

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Rents are best left to politicians

23/05/2017 | By David Bogle

Housing associations would struggle to calculate and justify their rents if the government gives them more rent freedom, says David Bogle

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Housing association development starts rise 13%

23/05/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

The number of new homes started by housing associations rose 13% to almost 48,000 in the last financial year, comprehensive figures on the sector’s output reveal.

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Major PRS operator to scrap security deposits

25/05/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

Private rented sector landlord Get Living London is to scrap security deposits at its schemes, and will refund £3m of down payments to thousands of existing tenants.

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Helping PRS tenants Rent with Confidence

22/05/2017 | By Christopher Hale

Wolverhampton City Council has launched a star rating system for private landlords in a bid to push up standards. Head of housing Christopher Hale explains more

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Where the axe will fall Video

13/04/2017 | By Pete Apps , Sophie Barnes

Pete Apps and Sophie Barnes assess the potential impact of the forthcoming cut to housing benefit for young people

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Dealing with unreasonable tenants

28/04/2017 | By Kirsty Varley

It is important to take the correct approach with unreasonable tenants, says Kirsty Varley, of law firm Croftons

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Social sector evictions on the increase in Scotland, Shelter reveals

24/04/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

There has been a 24% increase in evictions from social housing in Scotland over the past two years, a new report by Shelter Scotland has revealed.

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Breaking the cycle Video

24/02/2017 | By Steve Sampson

Gang violence is a growing problem in our inner cities but councils’ youth services budgets have been cut. Can housing associations fill the void? Steve Sampson finds out

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