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A new era for affordable rents?

18/03/2015 | By Nick Duxbury

The New Era estate hit the headlines after private tenants mobilised a massive protest against plans to increase rents. Now it is a test bed for a new type of fair rent that challenges the government’s - and the sector’s - definition of affordability. Nick Duxbury reports

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Court rules disability eviction cases could go to full trial

12/03/2015 | By Jess McCabe

Landlords could be taken to full court hearings if tenants argue they are being evicted as a result of problems related to their disability, after a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court yesterday.

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Hand grenade attack on social landlord property

30/03/2015 | By Heather Spurr

A police investigation has been launched following a hand grenade attack on a housing association property in Greater Manchester.

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Cloud house

27/03/2015 | By Keith Cooper

Cloud storage poses opportunities – and risks – for social landlords. Keith Cooper reports

For use in Inside Housing, 27 March 2015

The big data experiment

25/03/2015 | By Simon Brandon

Social landlords are in the midst of a great experiment with ‘big data’. Once they collect together their information, what will they do with it? Simon Brandon reports

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Sanctuary Group secures European Investment Bank funding

Cash payments accepted instead of affordable housing soar

01/04/2015 | By Corin Williams

Councils are accepting soaring levels of cash from developers looking to escape building affordable homes onsite, exclusive Inside Housing research has revealed.

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Waivers granted for affordable homes programme delays

01/04/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

Social landlords are being granted waivers from grant penalties after utility company delays saw them miss the deadline for the affordable homes programme.

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Five things that change for #UKHousing this week

30/03/2015 | By Pete Apps

Pete Apps runs through the key changes that mark the end of the financial year

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Housing associations eye PRS guarantees fund

23/03/2015 | By Pete Apps

Housing associations are eyeing up cheap debt to build thousands of private rented sector (PRS) homes through a government guarantees programme.

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Parliament passes law to ban 'revenge evictions'

17/03/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

A law to ban ‘revenge’ evictions was passed by the House of Lords after a long campaign spearheaded by housing charity Shelter. 

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Anger over plans to limit PRS licensing

12/03/2015 | By Emily Twinch

Campaigning groups have slammed government plans to stop city or borough-wide private rented sector (PRS) licensing schemes.

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Police line do not cross

Hand grenade attack on social landlord property

30/03/2015 | By Heather Spurr

A police investigation has been launched following a hand grenade attack on a housing association property in Greater Manchester.

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7 studies that show housing benefits

26/03/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Social landlords have been assessing their impact in key policy areas. Here are some of the key studies

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Injunction nation

20/03/2015 | By Matthew Wilson

A new injunction for anti-social behaviour is launched next week. It allows landlords to include ‘positive requirements’, but will that be a blessing or a curse?

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