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.
The High Court has given the go-ahead to a legal challenge that could prevent councils forcing people to join a work programme or move home as conditions of receiving housing crisis payment awards.
An increase in the overpayments of housing benefit could be because of an increase in the number of claimants in work, according to the spending watchdog.
A London borough has been ordered to pay £1,000 and apologise to a homeless mother who officers told were ‘wasting their time’.
Average rents in the South East, East Anglia and Scotland are at their highest recorded levels, according to property services company Move with Us.
The Welsh Government has issued guidance on dealing with hate crime for social landlords with Tai Pawb, an equality focussed Welsh landlord.
High housing costs are ‘dragging more children into poverty’ and ‘damaging living standards’ of young people, according to a report out today.
More than half of guests in winter night shelters last year were street homeless, research has found.
The councillor whose disabled employment question to Lord Freud unleashed a torrent of criticism on the welfare minister writes a blog exclusively for Inside Housing
A strategy to increase the housing options for elderly people would have a positive impact on the young and old
The Lyons review paves the way for new homes, but Kathleen Kelly says we need more to ensure housing protects against poverty.
More needs to be done to improve the standard of private rented homes with increasing numbers of young people relying on the sector, says Oliver Colvile
Progressive housing policies won’t see the sector rushing to vote Lib Dem, says Pete Apps
The UK is leading the way on helping homeless migrants into destitution, writes Heather Spurr
Mike Spencer reflects on the charity Child Poverty Action Group’s recent win on funding for low income families in a crisis
Government plans to increase barriers for young people to benefits could lead to more becoming homeless, argues Paul Anderson