The English social housing regulator will consider scrapping the requirement for landlords to produce value for money self-assessments if it feels it can instead rely on common “metrics” to measure efficiency.
Labour has written to the chair of the UK Statistics Authority seeking an adjudication over alleged “deliberate misuse of statistics” in the government’s million homes target.
Southwark Council has won the right to launch a judicial review into the government’s decision to block the eviction of leaseholders from the Aylesbury Estate after appealing a previous rejection from the High Court.
Councils could be required to work with households to prevent them becoming homeless beyond the 56-day time period set out in the Homelessness Reduction Bill, under an amendment planned by the government.
The Cheyne Social Property Impact Fund has purchased a 338-unit portfolio of residential properties in Croydon, thought to be worth £51.8m.
Glasgow City Council has approved a plan to deliver 15,000 homes over the next five years.
The Housing Associations’ Charitable Trust (HACT) has launched an initiative aimed at improving housing providers’ use of data.
Central London’s rental market is “beginning to show signs of topping out”, according to National Landlords Association figures released today.
It is crucial that housing associations can prove value for money if they are to win ministers’ trust, says Emma Maier
Jules Birch delves into a new analysis of housing in England by the government’s spending watchdog
The proposed new model for supported housing protects funding and puts councils at the heart of commissioning, argue government ministers Caroline Nokes and Marcus Jones
Housing needs to be joined to the health and social care system to solve the housing crisis, says Matthew Gardiner