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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A housing association’s business specialising in home care has been sold to one of its directors.
Government-enforced changes to how landlords recoup rent arrears under universal credit could force tenants into the arms of loan sharks, housing associations have warned.
Inside Housing is conducting some research into the provision of emergency accommodation for single homeless people and rough sleepers if temperatures drop below zero degrees this winter.
- Councils failing to prevent youth homeless, says report
- Planning and housing hardest hit by council cuts, says NAO
- Scotland needs a more 'coherent approach' to welfare reform
- Church leaders: Bedroom tax has 'cultural disregard' for poor
- Social landlord quits Supporting People market
- Council allocation policies challenged by court ruling
- Number of housing benefit claimants drop
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