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Alarm bells ring for City Hall as affordable housing deadline looms

31/10/2014 0:00 am

Boris Johnson under pressure as providers struggle to hit affordable housing targets

Former head of St Mungo's Broadway

Outrage over St Mungo’s ‘golden handshake’

31/10/2014 0:00 am

Details of £157k payoff come to light as more than 500 staff strike over wages

Scottish housing regulator

Regulator urged to address 'secrecy' concerns

31/10/2014 0:00 am

Scotland’s social housing regulator is being urged to adopt a clearer intervention policy following allegations it has been holding secret and undocumented meetings with landlord board members.

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Social landlords shun renewable heat scheme due to upfront costs

31/10/2014 0:00 am

Sector calls for more financial incentives and government tariff pledge

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Debts spiral for welfare reform-affected tenants

31/10/2014 0:00 am

Families hit by the coalition government’s welfare reforms have seen their average debt increase by more than 70% in just over a year, a study has found.


Right to Buy and David Orr

Five reasons Right to Buy needs 'urgent reform' Video

The National Housing Federation today called on the government to think again over Right to Buy.

Pete Apps

Spot the difference: Explaining the housing crisis

Why is there a housing crisis in England? Two photos from 10,000 feet may just have the answer.

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The crisis with prices

The affordability of housing in London has reached crisis point for most people on ordinary incomes. Inside Housing, in partnership with Keepmoat, assembled a team of senior housing professionals to talk about solutions. Corin Williams reports

Former chief executive, Tenant Service Authority

Getting away with it

Desperately needed affordable homes are being lost because developers claim it’s no longer viable to fund them

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Inside hoarding

Buried within the homes of social landlords all over the country are hundreds, if not thousands, of hoarders. Dawn Foster visits Magenta to find out how the housing association is helping tenants

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  • Anonymous columnist

    Beware the rise of the robots

    Inside Housing’s anonymous columnist warns landlords of the worrying impact of technology on customer relations


    The curse of right to buy

    Right to buy is the gift that just keeps taking.

  • Colin Wiles small

    A war job

    The output of social rented homes is now lower than at any time since 1945

  • Chief executive, Liverpool Mutual Homes

    Tigers in the north

    The Lyons report is all roar but needs more bite

  • Paula Squire

    Responding to Ebola

    Ebola is dominating the headlines, but social landlords should have an up-to-date policy on infectious diseases to protect employees

  • Sasha Butterworth small

    Time to re-evaluate pensions

    Social landlords who are part of the Social Housing Pension Scheme should ask themselves if they want to move away from defined benefits

  • Colin Wiles small

    A House Divided?

    Colin Wiles reports on his American road trip and his thoughts on the inequality of the housing system there

  • JUles Birch small

    Double vision

    Universal credit came under scrutiny on TV and radio last night and whether you look from above or below things are not looking good.

  • JUles Birch small

    Brave new world

    Guess what the total value of government financial instruments to support new homes will be by 2021.

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    Not in my back yard

    The tragic tale of Mark and Brenda Voss, who built their million dollar home on a neighbour’s plot, and the tough regime set by Lyons



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