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Bernstein: Rethink the role of social housing

29/06/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The chief executive of Manchester City Council has said local housing associations face a “big challenge” to rethink the role of social rented housing.

For use in Inside Housing, 24 June 2016

Shared ownership 2 Video

23/06/2016 | By Nick Duxbury

As shared ownership finally gets its big break, exclusive new data reveals how the tenure performs for the first time. Nick Duxbury reports

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Councils reject voluntary Pay to Stay

24/11/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Conservative councils are among several which will not introduce the controversial Pay to Stay policy for their

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Government to ban letting agents' fees

23/11/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The government has announced a ban on letting agents charging fees in the private rented sector during tomorrow’s Autumn Statement.

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Government scraps compulsory Pay to Stay

21/11/2016 | By Pete Apps

The government has scrapped its plans to force councils to charge higher-income tenants rents of up to market rates.

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Capital idea

06/12/2016 | By Steve Douglas

The London funding programme is positive – now the White Paper needs to deliver for the rest of England, says Steve Douglas

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Sheffield associations and councils sign housing deal

05/12/2016 | By Mark Smulian

Social landlords and local authorities across the Sheffield City Region have signed a compact which they hope could lead to a devolution deal on housing.

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Autumn Statement: what we still don't know

02/12/2016 | By Pete Apps

After last week’s Autumn Statement, Pete Apps rounds up the unanswered questions.

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Government to ban letting agents' fees

23/11/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The government has announced a ban on letting agents charging fees in the private rented sector during tomorrow’s Autumn Statement.

For use in Inside Housing, 18 November 2016

Caravan life

17/11/2016

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

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Growing problem

07/11/2016 | By Caroline Pidgeon

The private rented sector now houses more of us but enforcement of standards is patchy, says Caroline Pidgeon

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Scottish landlord criticised for lack of ASB policy

29/07/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

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.

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Senior judges block tenant's eviction despite cannabis farm

07/07/2016 | By Pete Apps

A housing associations’ bid to evict a tenant who had 300 cannabis plants in her spare bedroom has been dismissed by senior judges.

For use in Inside Housing, 10 June 2016

Lighting the way Video

10/06/2016 | By Jess McCabe

How social housing estates are lit has come under the microscope for perpetuating inequality. Jess McCabe reports

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