Grainia Long will leave her role as chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Housing early next year.
Islington Council plans to clamp down on ‘artificially pessimistic’ viability studies used by developers to minimise affordable housing obligations.
Housing associations should be allowed to issue tax-free savings bonds to fund development and increase support in local communities for housing.
The Welsh government has cut the budget for Supporting People by £10m – £6m more than expected.
The members of our welfare reform focus group are preparing for the next round of welfare changes: universal credit. Jess McCabe and Gene Robertson find out how they are coping.
Mike Spencer reflects on the charity Child Poverty Action Group’s recent win on funding for low income families in a crisis
Landlords should check pending Right to Buy transactions to see if tenants are entitled to a larger discount, says Stewart Freeman
Agatha Christie once wrote: ‘There’s a proverb that says “To err is human,” but a human error is nothing to what a computer can do if it tries.’
BLOGS AND OPINION
For some years, planning and economic consultancy Urbed has been organising trips for interested parties – developers, as well as local authorities – to some of the most impressive housing schemes on the continent.
Government plans to increase barriers for young people to benefits could lead to more becoming homeless, argues Paul Anderson
The question of housing seems to be dividing opinion amongst Conservatives at their annual conference, says Heather Spurr
Typos, prop sharing and that box of Milk Tray
As the parties hold their final conferences before the 2015 general election, housing has a high political profile. Here are five themes I’ve noticed so far.
Paul Ciniglio reveals the results of research conducted by First Wessex and the Zero Carbon Hub into the installations of mechanical ventilation with heat recovery
Labour needs to explain the role it sees for genuine social housing after May
Public engagement and enthusiasm in the housing sector are paramount to progress, says Ann O’Byrne
Firm commitment is required to provide much-needed accessible housing
Inside Housing has scoured Zoopla for £2m-plus properties that would pay his new tax - with some surprising results.