News of key cases and judgements, plus in depth briefings on the implications of the latest verdicts and regulations.
The government has changed the law to allow the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to share universal credit claimants’ personal data with social landlords, councils and charities.
A round up of what’s happening this week: 26 - 30 January.
UK ministers would be able to veto the Scottish government’s changes to housing benefit under new devolution plans published today.
The right to buy policy could be scrapped in Wales under new government proposals.
The official responsible for ensuring organisations comply with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in Scotland has said all social landlords should be subject to the legislation.
Eric Pickles broke equality laws by calling in planning decisions regarding Gypsy and Traveller sites that fall within the green belt, the High court has ruled.
People with mental health problems are having their benefits sanctioned at a rate of at least 100 a day – more than claimants with any other conditions, according to research.
Social landlords should review donations from their subsidiaries, says James Went
The general election is likely to postpone right to light reform
Increasing regulation for the private rented sector is not the answer to driving up standards, argues Alan Ward
The housing sector needs to look to evolution not revolution if it wants to succeed in the future, says Boris Worrall
Social landlords will need to be mindful of the onward march of welfare reforms this year
The Heat Network Regulations are now in force - do they affect you?
There’s no doubt that while right to buy is persona non grata with most housing professionals, senior politicians and the general public are unwaveringly in favour.
Statutory damages for unlawful eviction must be calculated the same way for private and social sector tenants