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 group of 15 housing associations is calling on Scottish ministers to carry out a ‘fundamental’ review of the government’s strategy for housing sex offenders.
Social landlords are lobbying the government to minimise the impact of the extended Right to Buy policy as the Queen’s Speech this week confirmed it will go ahead.
Let our tenants do DIY to their heart’s content, says Mr Anonymous
The Conservatives have promised a bill to extend the Right to Buy to housing associations within 100 days of forming the new government. Dawn Foster investigates the legal implications of the policy
The sector’s first bulk order of fully off-site homes has moved a step closer, as a group of north west landlords seeks a project manager to oversee a potential 500-home programme.
The cost of guaranteed debt finance has fallen again with the latest sale of £5m retained bonds.
For 18 years, the UK Housing Awards have celebrated excellence in the social housing sector. Chloe Stothart looks at the stellar achievements of this year’s winners
Private Rented Sector
The government is accelerating plans to force landlords to check their tenants are in the UK legally, David Cameron has announced.
Nearly one in six privately rented homes in England is physically unsafe, a report published today has said.
Private renters in severe arrears are facing a ‘desperate situation’ as the number of those owing more than two months of rent has gone up 4% on a year ago.
Anti Social Behaviour
Housing association staff across Greater Manchester will take on the power to hand out new legal orders aimed at quelling anti-social behaviour (ASB).
As part of our Housing Benefits campaign to detail the wider impact of social landlords, Daniel Douglas looks at how the sector has tackled crime and anti-social behaviour
We need to review the model of landlord and tenant power sharing to really give tenants a voice, says Mike Owen