News of key cases and judgements, plus in depth briefings on the implications of the latest verdicts and regulations.
The impasse on welfare reform must be resolved today, the Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers said yesterday.
Housing associations providing debt advice to tenants without authorisation from the UK financial watchdog are breaking criminal laws.
A social housing tenant has been convicted of running a benefits scam by sub-letting his home.
Weaknesses leading to alleged fraud and corruption at a social landlord were allowed to ‘fester’ due to ‘ineffective leadership’, according to a damning report published by Hounslow Council.
A commonly-used test to assess the vulnerability of homeless people is ‘absurdly harsh’ and is creating a ‘north-south’ divide in terms of housing decisions, charities argued this week in the Supreme Court.
Labour is hoping to push through a vote on repealing the bedroom tax in an opposition day debate today.
The body representing Scottish housing associations has warned that subjecting its members to freedom of information laws would have a detrimental effect on other areas of their work.
New legislation to tackle anti-social behaviour must be workable, not just play well politically, writes Angela Forshaw
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) assumed control of consumer credit regulation in April and housing organisations need to know what to do for authorisation.
Love them, or loathe them certain arguments on brownfield sites are impossible to ignore, says Rob Flint
The coalition government’s final autumn statement provided interesting reading, writes Emma Maier
Housing professionals have an important role in tackling modern day slavery
The Supreme Court has ruled one partner can end a joint tenancy without breaching the other tenant’s human rights. Jane Plant, associate at Weightmans LLP, explains
Tim Farron, party president of the Liberal Democrats, explains how housing policies announced in the autumn statement reveal differences between parties
Housing associations seeking to expand into the extra care sector should consider the risks, says Louise Drew