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Young, trans and homeless

06/05/2015 | By Jane Fae

Young trans people are at great risk of homelessness, yet councils and housing associations are not set up to meet their needs. Jane Fae reports

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Landlords call on ministers to review sex offender strategy

24/04/2015 | By Heather Spurr

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.

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Tenant autonomy

28/05/2015 | By Mr Anonymous

Let our tenants do DIY to their heart’s content, says Mr Anonymous

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Landlords plot strategy over Right to Buy plans

28/05/2015 | By Carl Brown , Pete Apps

Social landlords are lobbying the government to minimise the impact of the extended Right to Buy policy as the Queen’s Speech this week confirmed it will go ahead.

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The Right to Buy juggling act

21/05/2015 | By Dawn Foster

The Conservatives have promised a bill to extend the Right to Buy to housing associations within 100 days of forming the new government. Dawn Foster investigates the legal implications of the policy

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Bulk order of 500 off-site homes moves a step closer

06/05/2015 | By Pete Apps

The sector’s first bulk order of fully off-site homes has moved a step closer, as a group of north west landlords seeks a project manager to oversee a potential 500-home programme.

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Cost of guaranteed debt finance falls again

05/05/2015 | By Pete Apps

The cost of guaranteed debt finance has fallen again with the latest sale of £5m retained bonds.

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Cream of the crop

30/04/2015 | By Chloë Stothart

For 18 years, the UK Housing Awards have celebrated excellence in the social housing sector. Chloe Stothart looks at the stellar achievements of this year’s winners

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Concern about housing 'highest for eight years'

29/05/2015 | By Carl Brown

The percentage of people citing housing as a ‘most important’ issue in an influential poll is at its highest since 2007.

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Running risks

28/05/2015 | By Gavin Smart

Elements of the Queen’s Speech run the risk of making it more difficult to put a roof over people’s heads, says Gavin Smart


Government to fast-track landlord migrant checks

21/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

The government is accelerating plans to force landlords to check their tenants are in the UK legally, David Cameron has announced.

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Manchester social landlords to issue ASB orders

07/05/2015 | By Pete Apps

Housing association staff across Greater Manchester will take on the power to hand out new legal orders aimed at quelling anti-social behaviour (ASB).

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Breaking the cycle

01/05/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

As part of our Housing Benefits campaign to detail the wider impact of social landlords, Daniel Douglas looks at how the sector has tackled crime and anti-social behaviour

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Poor of power

30/04/2015 | By Mike Owen

We need to review the model of landlord and tenant power sharing to really give tenants a voice, says Mike Owen

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