Returning members of the Armed Forces should be given priority in housing allocations, under a new ‘pledge’ launched by a housing association today.
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
A Welsh housing association is working to establish itself as a pioneering mutual organisation – where tenants and staff would be given the power to hire and fire the board.
More than a third of data that social landlords hold on tenants is inaccurate or missing, according to a tech supplier to the housing sector.
Departments must work together and tenants must be consulted from the outset to ensure landlords don’t fall foul of Florrie’s Law, says Sian Evans
The 50 biggest developing housing associations in the United Kingdom built 40,213 homes last year as the sector increasingly generates its own money to fund development rather than relying on government grant.
The tipping point Video
Housing associations have just finished a booming year of building. Pete Apps reports on this year’s list of housing’s 50 biggest builders. Additional research by Gene Robertson
Inside Housing is showcasing the best 60 developments of the last year. This year, our list is split into 10 categories of excellence which we will reveal over the next 10 weeks. To start us off, Michael Atherton reports on the best affordable housing developments of the year.
Private Rented Sector
A new bill aimed at improving the rented sector in Wales must be ‘strengthened’ in several key areas, a committee of Welsh Assembly members has said.
More than 430,000 people asked Citizens Advice for help with a housing issue last year, an increase of 4% over 2013/14.
A new housing association-owned company set up to attract hundreds of millions of pounds of investment to fund private rented homes has started work on its first scheme.
Anti Social Behaviour
A new direction Video
A new breed of civil injunctions is designed to help landlords tackle the root causes of anti-social behaviour. Alex Turner finds out how the legislation has been settling in
Steve Sampson meets Alice Chandler, a law student on a highly unusual internship with the anti-social behaviour team at RHP
Housing association staff across Greater Manchester will take on the power to hand out new legal orders aimed at quelling anti-social behaviour (ASB).