The Welsh regulator will introduce a series of governance and viability standards for the first time, as part of a package to take housing associations off the national balance sheet.
The Welsh Government has boosted housing grant funding by £30m this year, as social landlords sign a historic ‘supply pact’ to deliver 20,000 homes by 2021.
Ministers in Wales have committed to protecting a £124.5m fund to help people in need of specialist housing and support.
The classification decision on housing associations in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will be announced on 29 September.
The Scottish Housing Regulator has pledged to work with the government and lenders to head off any negative impact because of deregulation.
The Scottish Government must make its position clear on the future of supported housing funding, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said.
Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Cymru has announced the departure of its director.
Local politicians have called for an inquiry into a controversial Welsh merger, as a row erupts over a lack of tenant consultation.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) will announce its decision on the classification of housing associations in the remaining Home Nations in the coming weeks.
One of the largest housing associations in Wales has recorded a slightly decreased surplus as it continues work to bring its housing stock up to Welsh housing standards.
The Welsh Government has announced it will bring in legislation to abolish the Right to Buy this year.
The Welsh Government is considering funding shared ownership housing for the first time as it seeks to double the rate of affordable housebuilding in this parliament.
The Welsh housing minister has said the new Labour-led government is ‘determined’ to build 20,000 affordable homes by 2020.
A merger plan for an embattled Welsh housing association could be scuppered by strong local opposition.
The largest housing associations in Wales recorded a joint surplus of £76m and built 89% of the country’s affordable housing in 2014/15.
Carl Sargeant has returned to the housing brief in the new Welsh cabinet.
Labour and Plaid Cymru have reached an agreement for Labour to form a minority government in Wales, paving the way for a doubling of affordable housebuilding.
Labour must publish a clear plan on how it will meet its pledge to double affordable house building, after emerging as the largest party following Welsh elections.
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has won a third election victory in Scotland but has fallen short of a majority.
A Welsh council has expressed its disappointment after its proposal to ‘protect’ a troubled social landlord was snubbed in favour of a merger with a larger housing association.
New Welsh housing association Pobl Group aims to build 3,000 homes over the next five years, its chief executive has said.
The Welsh social housing regulator is planning to assess housing providers’ Value for Money performance for the first time.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has confirmed it will review whether to reclassify housing associations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as public bodies.
Chancellor George Osborne has announced further devolution deals across the United Kingdom, including East Anglia, the West of England and Cardiff.
A merged housing group, which will become the largest in Wales, has confirmed its new chief executive.
A Welsh housing association, which was the subject of a government review into mismanagement, has announced its intention to merge.
Welsh housing organisations will hold a rally in Cardiff today as they step up their Homes for Wales election campaign.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has called for a taskforce to advise the incoming Welsh Government about how to increase affordable home building.
The Welsh Government is considering implementing similar deregulation to England as concern mounts over the potential reclassification of housing associations.
The Welsh Government has announced a new independent regulatory board for the first time, following lobbying from the housing sector a year ago.
The Welsh Government is planning to introduce new mandatory quality standards for all social landlord homes.
The government is set to consider imposing a new legal duty on councils to prevent people becoming homeless.
Nearly 30,000 homes are set to be built in Cardiff over the next decade, after the city’s development plan was approved by inspectors.
Hundreds of social housing tenants are still living in temporary accommodation due to the floods which swept through parts of the UK over the Christmas period.
A Welsh Government-commissioned report into housing association Tai Cantref found evidence of mismanagement, Inside Housing understands.
A Welsh housing association has placed its chief executive on leave following a government-led inquiry into the organisation.
The Welsh Government has decided against imposing a George Osborne-style rent cut on social housing providers.