News of key cases and judgements, plus in depth briefings on the implications of the latest verdicts and regulations.
Three vulnerable women who were charger a higher rate of council tax due to local connection rules have won a court case against Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.
A Surrey-based developer has launched a legal challenge against a council’s decision regarding a neighbourhood plan, after it passed a local vote last week.
Heart of England housing association has been given £3.6m to settle a historic dispute over a transfer of council properties in 1996.
A couple has been jailed for carrying out a seven-year fraud, using money to buy properties and finance mortgage repayments.
Orbit Group has been bombarded with hundreds of emails accusing it of discriminating against white people, as part of an orchestrated campaign by a far right group.
Campaign group Generation Rent has criticised the fact that renters are missing out on interest on their tenancy deposits – often ‘the only savings they have’.
Labour plans to force a parliamentary vote on the bedroom tax in the autumn, following the Liberal Democrat’s U-turn on the policy last week.
Threats and abuse will not prevent Orbit Group from providing essential services
Social value can be created in a co-operative ‘virtual supply chain’
Take care before entering into complex funding arrangements, says Patricia Grinyer
Welfare reform has been a challenge for landlords, however Citizens Advice has been looking at ways the downsides are being mitigated
A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 21 to 25 of July.
It was hard not to feel cynical this week when - at the height of reshuffle mania - the DWP slipped out independent research into the impact of the bedroom tax
Employment Practices Bill may force employers to pay for accommodation
Cosmopolitan turns spotlight on board members’ leadership