Campaign to allow housing associations greater access to homes to save £500m receives major blow
A recommendation from a Labour-commissioned review that ‘affordable’ rents reflect local incomes will be too costly and difficult for councils to achieve, experts have warned.
Efficiencies and rents underpin record surplus, say London landlords
A group of MPs is set to launch an inquiry into a Liberal Democrat bill to outlaw ‘revenge’ evictions.
Two G15 landlords are in advanced merger talks over a deal which would create a new 40,000-home landlord in London.
The Homes and Communities Agency is planning a major overhaul of the way it regulates housing associations. Carl Brown finds out how this new ‘forensic’ approach could impact landlords
Social landlords need to step up and make sure that social housing isn’t forgotten in the debates about the housing crisis
Helena Partnerships was faced with a glut of three bedroom homes it couldn’t rent. So it turned to the private rental market for answers. Jess McCabe reports
So what clues does the Lyons Review offers us about housing up to 2020? Here are seven talking points the review raised.
BLOGS AND OPINION
Associations beware a recent decision about people who lack capacity to make decisions about where they live and what care they receive
As regulation is overhauled, providers need to be ready for change too, says Julian Ashby
Debate about the sector’s form, as well as function, needs greater urgency
Let’s devolve powers to our 10 core cities and bring brownfield sites to life
A consultation on how the government could fund local welfare schemes will be received differently by charities and councils, Heather Spurr writes
Who said this? ‘What is currently happening in the housing market epitomises our concerns about Britain becoming a permanently divided nation.’
The councillor whose disabled employment question to Lord Freud unleashed a torrent of criticism on the welfare minister writes a blog exclusively for Inside Housing
A strategy to increase the housing options for elderly people would have a positive impact on the young and old
Winning Nick Atkin’s style, Dr Earth has a vision for Nigel Farage and Eric Pickles arrives in ‘Valhalla’
The Lyons review paves the way for new homes, but Kathleen Kelly says we need more to ensure housing protects against poverty.