The National Housing Federation (NHF) is calling for rent freedom and for housing to play a part in the government’s industrial strategy, ahead of next month’s Budget.
Wales needs a special budget to encourage building homes for older people to help cope with the country’s ageing population, a report claims.
L&Q ramped up its delivery of market sale and rent units during the nine months to 31 December 2016, as its social housing activity dropped.
Housing associations had more than £1.9bn of short-term debt coming up for renewal in the 12 months to April 2016 – double the amount experienced in the previous year.
Just 10 housing associations were responsible for three-quarters of the sale activity carried out by UK landlords in 2015/16, while the total proceeds from such sales grew by 39%.
The deadline to enter Inside Housing’s Rising Stars competition has been extended.
The mayor of Tower Hamlets has accused an east London housing association of a “betrayal” after it sold homes at auction instead of doing a deal with the council.
Three North East housing associations have announced plans to merge to create a 23,500-home association.
After the shock of the 2015 rent cut, ministers need to be convincing on the new settlement if associations are going to deliver, says Martin Hilditch
The rent-setting negotiation with government is an opportunity for the sector to get around the table, says Placeshapers’ Sinéad Butters
The move to digital shouldn’t be at the expense of tenants’ best interests, says Chan Kataria
Social landlords can foster a culture of openness by encouraging whistleblowing, says Michael Cameron