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.
Requiring prospective tenants to pass a ‘residency test’ before being allocated a social home has been largely welcomed by housing associations and councils, the government has said.
Proportionally there were almost four times more overcrowded social homes than overcrowded owner occupied homes in England and Wales, based on information released by the Office for National Statistics today.
Staff at a housing association are threatening to take industrial action over the suspension of a worker who led a series of strikes last summer.
Questioning employers about discrimination has become easier, says Sarah Lamont
This week we reveal the results of a survey asking whether social landlords pay the living wage.
Motivating staff is becoming increasingly tricky as pay falls in real terms and workloads increase, argues Inside Housing’s anonymous columnist
Social landlords are acutely aware that wages are not increasing in line with the cost of living.