Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Inside Edge 2

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The LHA cap raises problems for general needs housing too

Fri, 21 Apr 2017

Jules Birch looks at the impact of the Local Housing Allowance cap on the poorest families in Wales

Columnist

The LHA cap raises problems for general needs housing too

Fri, 21 Apr 2017

Jules Birch looks at the impact of the Local Housing Allowance cap on the poorest families in Wales

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Winning the election may prove easier than fixing housing

Tue, 18 Apr 2017

OPINION: Theresa May could win in June but she will still face a deepening housing crisis, says Jules Birch

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Winning the election may prove easier than fixing housing

Tue, 18 Apr 2017

OPINION: Theresa May could win in June but she will still face a deepening housing crisis, says Jules Birch

Columnist

The trouble with leasehold

Thu, 13 Apr 2017

Jules Birch looks at the problems encountered by leaseholders and suggests an alternative system.

Columnist

The trouble with leasehold

Thu, 13 Apr 2017

Jules Birch looks at the problems encountered by leaseholders and suggests an alternative system.

Columnist

The politics of the benefit cap

Thu, 6 Apr 2017

The perversity of the lowered benefit cap is that it trumps all other judgements about what is fair in the benefits system, observes Jules Birch

Columnist

The politics of the benefit cap

Thu, 6 Apr 2017

The perversity of the lowered benefit cap is that it trumps all other judgements about what is fair in the benefits system, observes Jules Birch

Columnist

LHA: a reverse supermarket sweep

Mon, 3 Apr 2017

The Local Housing Allowance was originally intended to help tenants ‘shop around’, but that has now all changed due to cuts, says Jules Birch

Columnist

LHA: a reverse supermarket sweep

Mon, 3 Apr 2017

The Local Housing Allowance was originally intended to help tenants ‘shop around’, but that has now all changed due to cuts, says Jules Birch

Columnist

The rise of the 'bank of mum and dad'

Mon, 27 Mar 2017

The increase in parental help for first-time buyers is symptomatic of a much bigger problem, says Jules Birch

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The rise of the 'bank of mum and dad'

Mon, 27 Mar 2017

The increase in parental help for first-time buyers is symptomatic of a much bigger problem, says Jules Birch

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Relegation zone

Mon, 20 Mar 2017

No wonder Sajid Javid wants to go to Finland: a report out today confirms it as the only country in the European Union where homelessness is falling. The remarkable performance compared to the other 27 EU members is attributed to 20 years of implementing housing policies based on Housing First.

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Relegation zone

Mon, 20 Mar 2017

No wonder Sajid Javid wants to go to Finland: a report out today confirms it as the only country in the European Union where homelessness is falling. The remarkable performance compared to the other 27 EU members is attributed to 20 years of implementing housing policies based on Housing First.

Columnist

The end of Right to Buy in Wales

Mon, 13 Mar 2017

Wales is set to join Scotland in consigning the Right to Buy to history.

Columnist

The end of Right to Buy in Wales

Mon, 13 Mar 2017

Wales is set to join Scotland in consigning the Right to Buy to history.

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Hammond is hoping nobody notices benefits freeze

Wed, 8 Mar 2017

THE BUDGET: The significance of the Budget was the decision not to ease the effects of the government’s benefits freeze, says Jules Birch

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Hammond is hoping nobody notices benefits freeze

Wed, 8 Mar 2017

THE BUDGET: The significance of the Budget was the decision not to ease the effects of the government’s benefits freeze, says Jules Birch

Columnist

The country works a lot better for some

Mon, 6 Mar 2017

Several new government policies will combine to make it easier for richer people to buy homes they would have been able to afford anyway, says Jules Birch

Columnist

The country works a lot better for some

Mon, 6 Mar 2017

Several new government policies will combine to make it easier for richer people to buy homes they would have been able to afford anyway, says Jules Birch

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