Tenancy

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Landlord defends planned commune eviction

03/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

A housing association has issued a lengthy-defence of its decision to move out residents of ‘communes’ in London, claiming it is simply ‘carrying out its responsibilities as a landlord’.

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Housing association launches Armed Forces pledge

23/06/2015 | By Pete Apps

Returning members of the Armed Forces should be given priority in housing allocations, under a new ‘pledge’ launched by a housing association today.

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Painting a picture

03/07/2015 | By Nick Duxbury

Inside Housing and Wickes teamed up to find out how social landlords are redecorating their homes and the extent to which they are involving tenants. Nick Duxbury analyses the findings

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Holiday profit Video

01/07/2015 | By Alex Turner

Short-let holiday sites such as Airbnb are coming under fire for reducing the supply of housing where resources are scarce. Is this a problem for the UK’s social landlords? Alex Turner investigates

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Back to work Video

30/06/2015 | By Alex Turner

One landlord in Bath is working closely with the Department for Work and Pensions to offer job training to its tenants. Alex Turner reports on how the project is paying off – for unemployed residents and for the housing association

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Liverpool landlord begins work on off-site scheme

03/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

A Liverpool landlord has begun preparing a site for an innovative off-site build project where 33 homes will be built in a factory and craned in.

Top 60 Sustainable Developments of the year 2015

Top 60: Sustainable Developments of the Year

03/07/2015 | By Michael Atherton

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. Michael Atherton reports on the best sustainable housing developments of the year.

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Development surge despite low grant

26/06/2015 | By Pete Apps

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.

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Welsh Assembly

Committee calls for 'stronger' private renting bill

29/06/2015 | By Pete Apps

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.

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Rise in numbers seeking housing help

16/06/2015 | By Corin Williams

More than 430,000 people asked Citizens Advice for help with a housing issue last year, an increase of 4% over 2013/14.

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Landlord's ambitious PRS company starts work on first scheme

04/06/2015 | By Carl Brown

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.

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Airbnb carousel

Holiday profit Video

01/07/2015 | By Alex Turner

Short-let holiday sites such as Airbnb are coming under fire for reducing the supply of housing where resources are scarce. Is this a problem for the UK’s social landlords? Alex Turner investigates

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For use in Inside Housing, 5 June 2015

A new direction Video

05/06/2015 | By Alex Turner

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

For use in Inside Housing, 5 June 2015

Day in the life of an ASB intern Video

04/06/2015 | By Steve Sampson

Steve Sampson meets Alice Chandler, a law student on a highly unusual internship with the anti-social behaviour team at RHP

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