News of key cases and judgements, plus in depth briefings on the implications of the latest verdicts and regulations.
More than 11,000 households were claiming universal credit last month, government data published today reveals.
The government should spend more cash on subsidising affordable homes and tackling low pay if it wants to cut the soaring housing benefit bill, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has said.
A watchdog has warned social landlords to seek permission before using drones near homes or risk prosecution.
The government plans to tighten up planning rules to allow councils to limit the number of authorised Gypsy and Traveller sites in their areas.
A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 15 - 19 September
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has told the social housing sector to ‘mend its ways’ before a new law on data protection comes into force later this year, or face prosecution.
In a cabinet reshuffle today, Lesley Griffiths took on responsibility for housing from Carl Sargeant, with a ministerial title of communities and tacking poverty.
A Supreme Court decision clarifies the rules on when land can be declared a village green, says Stephen Harper
A recent case should warn councils that not all applications for the Right to Buy are on the level, says Karen Neald
A court decision could bring new rights for obese housing professionals
Ed Miliband’s ideas to solve the housing crisis need some backing up, argues Laura Tweedy
When a Lib Dem MP chose to use his private members’ bill to go to battle on the bedroom tax, few anticipated he would succeed
Landlords have had 10 years to get used to being subject to EU procurement regulations but some still don’t get they could use them to their advantage, argues Rebecca Rees
What happens when an employee gets into trouble with the law for an offence unrelated to the day job?
Collaboration is needed to ensure boards are diverse and useful