Emergency funds to support those worst affected by welfare reform are on course to run out before the end of the financial year in 132 local authorities, Inside Housing can reveal.
DCLG figures show dip in BME allocations, but drop is less than anticipated
A Hackney housing estate, which made headlines earlier this year when Russell Brand protested against its new owners’ planned rent hikes, is being bought by affordable homes provider, Dolphin Living.
Kris Hopkins has confirmed the government intends to cut £172m of grant funding for local welfare assistance schemes in 2015/16.
Live blog - 19th Dec Video
All the latest housing news in our live daily blog
New social lettings figures from the DCLG have shown that lettings are down to BME households. Daniel Douglas looks at the data behind the story.
What were the defining moments of 2014 for the housing sector? Inside Housing’s editorial team takes us on a tour of whose star has risen in the past year - and what has gone horribly wrong
Art editor Sonny Dhamu chooses his favourite covers of 2014
BLOGS AND OPINION
Tom Copley, housing spokesperson for London Labour, discusses the soaring cost of shared ownership in the capital.
Intrusive cameras, arrest of a housing CEO and casino banking for housing feature in this week’s Closed Circuit
The history of just one home can demonstrate the vital role of social housing
Protecting the interests of tenants is the sole objective of the Scottish Housing Regulator
As is traditional in this final edition of the year, we take a look at the highs and lows of the previous 12 months
More than one MP compared Wednesday’s debate on the bedroom tax to Groundhog Day and it was not hard to see why.
The New Homes Bonus, the government’s flagship policy on housing supply, is listing badly. Does it deserve to stay afloat?
The latest report from the Communities Select Committee makes a positive contribution to the planning debate, writes Colin Wiles
Payoffs and value for money (VfM) are two areas where associations get a poor press and ‘enjoy’ a poor reputation with government, says Julian Ashby
Steamy pictures, front door colour choices and an intervention from a baggy legend feature in this week’s Closed Circuit