One of the country’s largest social landlords is set to launch a 50,000-home building drive without any government grant, in the most ambitious development programme the sector has ever seen.
The government has agreed to fund a stock transfer of 18,500 homes despite it missing a deadline to write off the properties’ historic debt.
Government officials have set up a temporary solution for social landlords facing delays and confusion over how to handle rent increases under universal credit.
BME sector would benefit from transferral of stock by larger organisations
New benefit regulations previously slammed as ‘worse than the poor law’ have been suspended until after the general election due to a key report.
The number of families in bed and breakfast for longer than six weeks as at 31 December 2014 was 55% higher than the year before, according to official statistics released today.
The coalition’s welfare reforms have failed to help social housing tenants into work, an academic study commissioned by social landlords said today.
Defiant councils have struck back at Brandon Lewis after he accused local authorities of cheating tenants out of their Right to Buy through setting up housing companies.
Greater Manchester housing associations are in talks with senior NHS figures about taking a prominent role in healthcare after devolution.
Inside Housing has launched a campaign to demonstrate how the housing sector delivers widespread economic benefits to the government and to challenge myths about the sector.
There has been a 12.9% reduction in the combined surplus of Welsh housing associations, global accounts published today show.
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Social landlords make a significant contribution in an impressive range of areas, from employment, to health, to economic growth
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