News of key cases and judgements, plus in depth briefings on the implications of the latest verdicts and regulations.
Several landlords penalised for failing to follow value for money rules failed to include key performance data in their self-assessments despite paying consultants to produce it.
A housing association worker’s attempt to murder members of staff by poisoning drinks has been described as a ‘freak event’ by the organisation’s chief executive.
Liverpool City Council has introduced a licensing scheme for private landlords.
Local authorities will have to review their homelessness services after a London council admitted to ‘poor practices’ in order to avoid a landmark High Court battle, lawyers have warned.
New laws on anti-social behaviour, originally expected to come into force in October last year, will now be introduced on March 23, the Home Office has confirmed.
Landlords must consider the financial impact on leaseholders when seeking to charge for non-vital improvement works to their homes, an upper tribunal has ruled.
A controversial development in Winchester where a commitment to provide 40% affordable housing on-site was unlawfully dropped has been put on hold by Eric Pickles.
What is the potential of Building Information Modelling for social landlords?
The government is shutting down the sector’s ability to engage with it - and this must be resisted, says Grainia Long
Eric Pickles has been told his policy of calling in all planning applications for Gypsy and Traveller sites on the green belt was discriminatory. Marc Willers considers the implications
Housing professionals will benefit from April’s revamp of parental leave, says Jessica Waterlow
Scottish social landlords could be subject to Freedom of Information in 2015. This might not be a wise move, argues Daradjeet Jagpal
By talking to housing associations early on, and adopting standard language, developers can prevent housing associations walking away from section 106 deals at the last minute
Social landlords should review donations from their subsidiaries, says James Went
The general election is likely to postpone right to light reform