IH Spotlight

Inside Housing's IH Spotlight series aims to showcase the best of our investigative and data journalism.

IH Spotlight focuses on one topic each month, with a member of the Inside Housing news team working to reveal the inside story of a key area of housing policy

For single use only on 10 February 2017

Circle of despair Video

10/02/2017 | By Pete Apps

The inside story of Circle’s recent repairs troubles holds a cautionary tale for the sector. Pete Apps reports

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Regulator knew of repairs issues before Circle upgrade

10/02/2017 | By Pete Apps

The housing regulator knew about serious problems with Circle’s repairs service affecting vulnerable tenants when it upgraded the organisation to compliant last year.

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IH Spotlight series launches

03/02/2017 | By Pete Apps

Inside Housing has launched a new monthly series, which aims to showcase the best of our investigative and data journalism.

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Landlords tighten up affordability criteria under lower benefit cap

03/02/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

An increasing number of housing associations are making more stringent checks into the ability of new tenants to pay their rent, as the new lower benefit cap takes effect.

For single use only on 3 February 2017

The benefit cap tightrope

03/02/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

In the opening investigation in our new series, IH Spotlight, Sophie Barnes unveils the first exclusive analysis of the lower benefit cap