Care and support
The latest news, opinion and analysis on sheltered and supported housing, home care, and work with vulnerable groups including the homeless and rough sleepers.
Owning a home will be a privilege of the rich and an ‘exclusive members club’, if current trends continue, a report by the National Housing Federation (NHF) has warned.
Plans to refurbish the south London tower block where six tenants died in a devastating fire five years ago have been outlined.
The government plans to tighten up planning rules to allow councils to limit the number of authorised Gypsy and Traveller sites in their areas.
Working Londoners on modest incomes need a new set of housing solutions or are in danger of being forgotten and pushed to the edges of society, a report published today has said.
A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 15 - 19 September
City West Housing Trust has launched a £60m investment project to transform its communties in Salford.
Survey reveals physical abuse directed at housing staff has escalated
The latest diversity commission needs to force associations to demonstrate commitment
The public believe that government plays a role in the housing crisis
The GLA rejected an adjustment to the first homelessness social impact bond to keep rough sleeping figures down, Heather Spurr reports
With the growth of an older population the time is long overdue for the creation of a minister for older people, argues Jane Ashcroft
Abuse against women is everyone’s problem
Most people want central government to pay for their care services in the future, Heather Spurr writes
Cuts to refuges for women are endangering lives, says Bill Randall
A Policy Exchange report on social housing is heavy on criticism but light on facts, says Heather Spurr