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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As shared ownership finally gets its big break, exclusive new data reveals how the tenure performs for the first time. Nick Duxbury reports
Government claims that it has “turned around” 120,000 troubled families were “misleading”, and there is no evidence the programme created for this purpose has had any significant impact, MPs have said.
The introduction of Universal Credit has caused a dramatic rise in rent arrears in eastern Scotland, according to a local council report.
The Local Government Association (LGA) is seeking legal advice on behalf of councils exposed to multimillion pound compensation claims for overcharging tenants for water.
Providers will build supported housing despite the uncertainty surrounding the Local Housing Allowance cap because of overwhelming demand for the specialist accommodation.
Regulations introducing Starter Homes are due to come into force in the summer, a timetable obtained by Inside Housing reveals.
With the details of four government funding programmes released last week in a flurry of New Year announcements, Inside Housing’s news team presents a guide to what’s on offer, who can bid and what people think of the schemes
Private Rented Sector
The Scottish Government plans to use its new social security powers for the first time to make Universal Credit payments more regular, it has announced today.
The government has announced a ban on letting agents charging fees in the private rented sector during tomorrow’s Autumn Statement.
An Inside Housing investigation has found that thousands of people on low incomes are choosing to live in caravans and mobile homes. Martin Hilditch uncovers a hidden world that raises questions about the housing benefit system
Anti Social Behaviour
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.
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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How social housing estates are lit has come under the microscope for perpetuating inequality. Jess McCabe reports