News of key cases and judgements, plus in depth briefings on the implications of the latest verdicts and regulations.
An inquiry into allegations of fraud at a London arm’s length management organisation (ALMO) has been dropped.
England’s largest social housing tenant body has spoken out against a campaign to give housing associations more powers to access homes for gas inspections.
A Kent housing association has used its unique ‘unregistered’ status to secure 788 tenants bedroom tax refunds worth in total more than £500,000.
There were a flurry of announcements at the Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations (NIFHA) conference last week, but Inside Housing spoke to seven of the attendees to see what the hot topics were for them.
A round-up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week – 27 - 31 October
A group of MPs has launched an inquiry into a Liberal Democrat bill to outlaw ‘revenge’ evictions.
Three single parents, who claimed the bedroom tax breached their human rights by limiting access to their children, have had their case rejected by a High Court judge.
Ebola is dominating the headlines, but social landlords should have an up-to-date policy on infectious diseases to protect employees
Social landlords who are part of the Social Housing Pension Scheme should ask themselves if they want to move away from defined benefits
The social housing sector often sends the government inconsistent or complicated messages, but the latest campaign on gas safety is both clear and deserves to be heard
Associations beware a recent decision about people who lack capacity to make decisions about where they live and what care they receive
Aman Sahota from Lewis Silkin argues that a new ‘use class’ in planning regulations is not the way to encourage institutions to invest in the private rented sector
Will the government’s estate regeneration programme appeal to social landlords? David Percival has his doubts
What are the legal opitions when housing staff come under attack? Christine Land, a solicitor at law firm Croftons Solicitors explains
What does the future of housing hold?