Heather writes news and features for Inside Housing. Her patches include homelessness, supported housing, public land and asylum. She also covers Scotland and the South of England.
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The equivalent of nearly eight million older homeowners anticipate having to move or adapt their property if they develop care needs, a survey has found.
The amount of time landlords have been waiting to receive rent under universal credit has jumped because of government delays in processing payments.
A housing association worker’s attempt to murder members of staff by poisoning drinks has been described as a ‘freak event’ by the organisation’s chief executive.
- CIH calls to end Right to Buy in the countryside
- 'Gatekeeping' case could cause homelessness services overhaul
- Database for London's public brownfield land announced
- Tenants vote in favour of Wheatley Group merger
- Domestic violence victim loses High Court bedroom tax case
- Councils face tough deadline for homelessness rules
- HCA invites bids for £120m care specialist housing fund
With ALMOs having an increasingly blurred definition, Heather Spurr was not surprised to see a council considering the model for managing temporary homelessness accomodation
With the Conservative Party conference taking place in Manchester this week, Heather Spurr compares David Cameron’s homeless election promises and what his government is doing now.
Westminster Council’s payments to families housed in B&Bs for more than six weeks should be a call to action for other local authorities, writes Heather Spurr
- Tipping the balance
- Lost in translation
- Populist message
- Fairness agenda