Housing benefits campaign


Housing Benefits campaign - 2015 highlights

31/12/2015 | By IH reporters

Over the 12 days of Christmas, we are reflecting on the best of our news, analysis and opinions coverage on the website since 1 January 2015. Each day we pick a different topic. Today we focus on our Housing Benefits campaign

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Inside Housing submits evidence to MPs

01/09/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Inside Housing has shown MPs how social landlords provide health services, cut crime and help people into work, as part of its Housing Benefits campaign.

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Housing association takes forward Free School plan

18/08/2015 | By Heather Spurr

A housing association is a step closer to becoming the first social landlord to develop a Free School, after “positive” talks with civil servants.

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Associations line up bids for £175m employment cash

24/06/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Housing associations are bidding for cash under a £175m programme to help people into work.

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Bust social housing myths with Inside Housing

23/06/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Delegates are invited to join Inside Housing tomorrow to bust myths about social housing tenants as part of its Housing Benefits campaign.

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In March, Inside Housing launched the Housing Benefits campaign to highlight the widespread impact that social landlords have on key areas, from the economy to health


To be Frank

05/08/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Labour MP Frank Field has been tasked with holding the government to account on welfare reform as the chair of parliament’s Work and Pensions select committee. He talks to Heather Spurr about what the Budget means for social housing tenants

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Making the case

19/06/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Our Housing Benefits campaign aims to demonstrate the community and economic impact of social landlords. Campaign editor Heather Spurr explains how it has delivered

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We map how the housing sector benefits Britain Video

11/06/2015 | Updated: 11/06/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Add your data to our interactive map to help us chart the benefits that the housing sector brings to British society.


6 housing policies the coalition will be remembered for

07/05/2015 | Updated: 07/05/2015 | By Carl Brown

Carl Brown lists and examines 6 housing policies the ‘Con-Dems’ are likely to be remembered for - legacies including affordable rents, the bedroom tax and reinvigorated Right to Buy

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Miliband: We will review Right to Buy one-for-one repacements

06/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Labour will review how homes can be built on a one-for-one basis to replace properties lost through Right to Buy sales, Ed Miliband has said in the last of Inside Housing’s Q&As with the main political parties.

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Ian Munro

Chief executive of New Charter Group

With a new government set to bring more austerity cuts, it’s an even more challenging time for the housing sector and we need to show our value now, more than ever.


Improving our rep

17/09/2015 | By David Orr

The sector must show the economic benefits it brings as well as the social good it does, says David Orr