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.
Only 15% of people are opposed to more social housing being built in the UK, a left-leaning thinktank has found.
Housing association Midland Heart has been forced to improve a hospital facility after the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found it was not meeting ‘essential standards of quality and safety’.
Evictions of housing association tenants in England increased 18.6% last year, suggesting landlords are toughening up their procedures in the midst of welfare reform.
Labour MPs are set to support proposed legislation that would water down the bedroom tax.
More than seven in 10 people lack confidence they will be able to afford care services in the future, a survey has found.
Tenants in Glasgow are to benefit from a massive collection of furniture from the 2014 Commonwealth Games’ athletes’ village.
Private landlords should be given financial incentives to sign up to national accreditation schemes, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has said.
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
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