Two London councils acted ‘shamefully’ in their attempts to avoid taking legal responsibility for a vulnerable homeless family, a High Court judge has found.
It’s becoming harder to do the right thing when it comes to who we house, says Ann Santry. But we can do it by working with our residents and understanding their challenges
A Midlands-based housing association is considering allowing its tenants to fix leaks and other minor repairs themselves using mouldable glue.
Two housing associations in Northern Ireland have completed a merger.
Counting crisis Video
Cornwall has officially replaced only 15 homes sold under the Right to Buy. Is there more to the story?
Done deal Video
Wales has signed a historic deal with Westminster to end the creaming off of council rents. Keith Cooper examines the fine print
Around 2,000 homes apparently missed the ‘drop dead’ date completions under the Affordable Homes Programme (AHP) in London, leaving landlords exposed to millions in grant clawback.
The Liberal Democrat party has pledged to increase capital investment in new housing as it sets out wide-ranging proposals to build 300,000 homes per year.
Private Rented Sector
A West Midlands council is advertising local social housing on the open market after slashing its housing waiting list.
The New Era estate hit the headlines after private tenants mobilised a massive protest against plans to increase rents.
Housing associations are eyeing up cheap debt to build thousands of private rented sector (PRS) homes through a government guarantees programme.
Anti Social Behaviour
A police investigation has been launched following a hand grenade attack on a housing association property in Greater Manchester.
Social landlords have been assessing their impact in key policy areas. Here are some of the key studies
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?