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 Greater London Authority (GLA) is struggling to spend its £1.6m Gypsy and Traveller site budget as councils hand back funding allocations ahead of the 2015 deadline.
A care home operator has been fined £85,000 after a resident with dementia was suffocated by an inadequately secured wardrobe.
A Liberal Democrat MP will attempt to water down the bedroom tax as part of an ‘affordable homes’ private members bill to be debated in parliament next week.
More than a third of parents have cut back on food to pay for their housing costs, research from Shelter has shown.
The first major piece of housing legislation for Wales created through devolved powers is expected to receive Royal Assent in three weeks.
Initiative aims to detect and eliminate domestic abuse in social housing
The government needs to commit to a 10-year programme to clear up the worst estates in Britain, a report has argued.
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
An alteration meaning social landlords can now tell who is claiming universal credit began yesterday, Heather Spurr writes
Bims Alalade wanted to know about what happens at the grassroots level of YMCA. So she went undercover with Channel 4 to find out.
Funding regime is failing to make temporary accommodation stack up
Ruling aids landlords in evicting tenants under the Equality Act 2010
Contradictions in government policy are stymying ministers’ attempts to solve some of society’s biggest problems, Heather Spurr writes
Statistics on destitute families reveal councils are still breaking the law and London’s most vulnerable people are being moved out.