The Scottish Housing Regulator will continue its intervention at a Glasgow-based housing association after it breached a loan covenant last year.
Southwark Council expressed its “sincere regret” today as it pleaded guilty to fire safety failures relating to a tower block fire that killed six people.
London housing associations Southern Housing Group and The Guinness Partnership have appointed Wates Living Space to repairs contracts worth a total of £13m.
The housing ombudsman has announced she is leaving the role to take over at the helm of a small, specialist housing association in London.
The regulator has downgraded a 2,120-home specialist housing association after a large batch of emails was deleted under a previous management team.
Issuing the Housing White Paper earlier this month, the government sent out a clear message: to help fight off the housing crisis, it wants to push associations in England to build, build, build.
English councils are phasing out freephone repairs numbers as they seek to trim costs out of pressurised Housing Revenue Accounts.
Councils are boosting their income through service charge rises and other fee increases as pressure from the 1% rent cut on Housing Revenue Accounts ramps up.
L&Q has been selected by Argent Related and Barnet Council to deliver 132 homes at the 6,700-home Brent Cross South scheme in north west London.
MPs have launched an inquiry into the benefit cap and have re-opened an inquiry into Universal Credit amid growing concern over delays.
The government has revealed it is undertaking a review of associations’ powers to evict anti-social tenants, as MPs heard calls for greater powers to protect neighbours yesterday.
Completions of new build homes fell by 1% in 2016, according to the government’s official measure of new build activity.
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An influential committee of MPs was told the government should intervene directly in housing to fix the “failure” of the land and house building market.
Bristol City Council has been forced to cut its target to build 1,000 homes as it seeks to make savings in its Housing Revenue Account.
Welsh councils are raising rents by up to 5.2% next year to fund investment of almost £200m in existing and new homes.
The Scottish and UK governments are in a dispute over abolishing the bedroom tax and removing housing benefit for 18-21 year olds.
The number of home buyers in London fell to a four-year low in 2016, with home mover activity dropping to its lowest level in 25 years.
New homes being delivered by housing associations grew in the third quarter of 2016 compared with the previous two quarters, according to the National Housing Federation (NHF).
Ministers will be asked to require housing associations to offer compensation to neighbours affected by their tenants at a House of Commons debate later today.
Ministers have promised to take steps to improve alarm services in social housing, after a man died waiting for an ambulance after contacting a housing association’s emergency call line.
The UK’s largest house builder has announced boosted profits in the six months to the end of December, despite a dip in the number of homes it built.
The regulator has criticised two housing associations for failing to submit financial statements despite repeated reminders.
The chief executive of the National Housing Federation (NHF) has hit out at a government proposal to hand supported housing funding to councils because he fears it will create geographical inequalities.
Northern Ireland’s political parties have repeated their 2016 promises on social and affordable housebuilding ahead of next week’s Assembly election.
An Aberdeen housing association has secured a £12.5m loan to build 147 homes in the city and the surrounding area.
Four new members have been appointed to the board of the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), including Boris Johnson’s former housing tsar.
House builder Galliford Try has reported a 23% profit boost in its half-year results through to the end of December.
A joint venture once billed as “potentially transformative” for the housing sector has been disbanded without a single home being built.
Shelter has appointed Polly Neate, the current chief executive of domestic violence charity Women’s Aid, as its new chief executive.
The government has sold enough land for less than 14,000 homes, leaving it well off the pace required to meet its target to dispose of land for 160,000 homes in this parliament.
Scottish ministers have urged the UK government not to cap claimants’ benefits when the Scottish Government abolishes the bedroom tax.
The National Housing Federation (NHF) has warned of “significant risks” to a deal-based approach for future rent settlements.
The UK’s statistics watchdog will open talks with government officials to improve the clarity of numbers used to track its much-vaunted ‘million homes’ target.
The National Housing Federation (NHF) is calling for rent freedom and for housing to play a part in the government’s industrial strategy, ahead of next month’s Budget.
Wales needs a special budget to encourage building homes for older people to help cope with the country’s ageing population, a report claims.
L&Q ramped up its delivery of market sale and rent units during the nine months to 31 December 2016, as its social housing activity dropped.
Housing associations had more than £1.9bn of short-term debt coming up for renewal in the 12 months to April 2016 – double the amount experienced in the previous year.
Just 10 housing associations were responsible for three-quarters of the sale activity carried out by UK landlords in 2015/16, while the total proceeds from such sales grew by 39%.
The government is considering deals with housing associations to link rent increases to commitments to increase housebuilding in its post-2020 rent settlement.
The deadline to enter Inside Housing’s Rising Stars competition has been extended.
The mayor of Tower Hamlets has accused an east London housing association of a “betrayal” after it sold homes at auction instead of doing a deal with the council.
Three North East housing associations have announced plans to merge to create a 23,500-home association.
The house builder part-owned by giant institutional investor Legal and General (L&G) is set to deliver record profits and new homes, a trading update said.
Manchester City Council will hike rents on properties built under private finance initiatives (PFIs) this year, as it warns rent cuts will make its business “unviable” in the long term.
Housing associations covering more than half of all housing association stock have signed up to a pilot of pioneering efficiency metrics being developed by the sector.
Staff at Clarion Housing Group will be denied full sick pay for the first three days of any illness under new contracts at the giant housing group.
Standard & Poor’s (S&P) today affirmed its credit rating for an Essex housing association, with a negative outlook due to its exposure to market sale development.
Haringey councillors last night voted in favour of the selection of Lendlease as the preferred bidder for the local authority’s £2bn development vehicle.
Two Lincolnshire housing associations have agreed merger plans to form a new 12,700-home landlord in principle.