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The latest news, opinion and analysis on sheltered and supported housing, home care, and work with vulnerable groups including the homeless and rough sleepers.

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1.75m British families poorer due to welfare cuts

22/04/2014

The bedroom tax and other welfare cuts have caused 1.75 million of Britain’s lowest income families to become poorer, according to a report.

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Anonymous housing assault survey launches

23/04/2014

If you work in housing, and you have been subject to verbal, physical or sexual assault in the last 12 months, we want to know.

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Donations for food bank charity jump after investigation

22/04/2014

The largest food bank provider in Britain has seen donations soar to more than £57,000 after a national newspaper ran an investigation on the charity.

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Asking the right questions

17/04/2014

Questioning employers about discrimination has become easier, says Sarah Lamont

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Living wage moral conundrum Video

17/04/2014

This week we reveal the results of a survey asking whether social landlords pay the living wage.

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The will to work

17/04/2014

Motivating staff is becoming increasingly tricky as pay falls in real terms and workloads increase, argues Inside Housing’s anonymous columnist

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Time to pay a fair wage

17/04/2014

Social landlords are acutely aware that wages are not increasing in line with the cost of living.

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