High Court

Judge orders council to review allocations scheme

05/02/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

A council has been ordered to review its housing allocations policy after a judicial review claimant argued it was discriminatory against Gypsies and Travellers.

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Scottish association remains under supervision

02/02/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

A Scottish housing association that was criticised by the regulator for its governance and financial controls will continue to be overseen by an external manager, following a review.

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Going rogue

09/02/2016 | By Jules Birch

Jules Birch blogs on clashes over housing in the Commons featuring three different sorts of rogue


From the frontline

08/02/2016 | By Robert Cusack

Robert Cusack talks to Maria De Luca about her work assisting tenants during building work, and learning Russian

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Fears over 'LHA cap' impact on under-35s

03/02/2016 | By Carl Brown

Eight in 10 housing benefit awards for single social tenants under the age of 35 are over the proposed ‘Local Housing Allowance cap’, according to research by Shelter.

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Labour homeownership review launched

04/02/2016 | By Carl Brown

John Healey will officially launch the Labour-commissioned Redfern Review into homeownership today.

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Savills: More than 1m rental homes needed

02/02/2016 | By Pete Apps

The UK will need more than a million extra rental homes to meet demand over the next five years, despite a major government drive to increase homeownership.

For use in Inside Housing, 27 February 2015

Council ends controversial agreement

01/02/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Winchester Council has voted to terminate a development agreement that was called in by the previous secretary of state and led to the resignation of the council leader last year.

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Going rogue

09/02/2016 | By Jules Birch

Jules Birch blogs on clashes over housing in the Commons featuring three different sorts of rogue

Bristol build to rent

L&G announces build to rent deal

08/02/2016 | By Carl Brown

A joint venture featuring a major institutional investor has completed the acquisition of a Bristol development site for £4.8m in one of its first major build-to-rent deals.

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CIH NI calls for PRS licensing

05/02/2016 | By Carl Brown

The Chartered Institute of Housing in Northern Ireland has called for mandatory licensing of private landlords.

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Masking the cuts Video

15/01/2016 | By Robert Cusack

Will housing’s anti-social behaviour superheroes face the chop in the forthcoming cuts? Robert Cusack finds out


From the frontline

05/01/2016 | By Simon Brandon

Working in anti-social behaviour is rewarding for Lee Godfrey, tenancy relations co-ordinator at Broadacres Housing Association. But as Simon Brandon finds, it’s an increasingly tough job

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Landlord did 'not follow' risk policy in murder case

08/12/2015 | By Sophie Barnes

A housing association failed to follow its own risk policy in its treatment of a tenant who was later murdered by her partner, a review has concluded.

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