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Housing providers can embrace 'health creation'

26/04/2017 | By Merron Simpson

As the NHS puts more of a focus on health creation, housing providers are well-placed to contribute, says Merron Simpson, chief executive of the New NHS Alliance

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One in five suffer mental illness due to housing problems

19/04/2017 | By Nathaniel Barker

Nearly seven in 10 people to experience housing worries in the past five years feel it has impacted on their mental health, a study has found.

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EHRC makes final call for evidence in disabled housing inquiry

11/04/2017 | By Luke Barratt

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has made a final call for evidence for its inquiry into housing for disabled people.

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Time to link palliative care and homelessness services

04/04/2017 | By Dr Briony Hudson

Hostels need extra support to provide end of life care for homeless people with advanced ill health, says Dr Briony Hudson

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London council investigates mistaken call for temporary accommodation payment

28/04/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Westminster Council has launched an urgent investigation after a letter was sent to households in temporary accommodation telling them their possessions could be destroyed if they did not pay a weekly storage charge.

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Homelessness Reduction Bill passes into law

27/04/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

The Homelessness Reduction Bill has now become law, placing a new duty on councils to intervene at an earlier stage to prevent homelessness.

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Parties back Inside Housing campaign to end rough sleeping by 2022

27/04/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Major political parties have backed Inside Housing’s election campaign call to commit to eradicating rough sleeping by the end of the next parliament.

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Rough sleeping: political parties need to commit

27/04/2017 | By Emma Maier

It is time our political leaders commit to stamping out rough sleeping for good, says Emma Maier

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Academics to seek homelessness best practice in new study

25/04/2017 | By Pete Apps

A new research project backed by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) will assess how councils and housing associations can work together to tackle homelessness.

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Local Plans should be overhauled if they fail on accessible housing, MPs say

25/04/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Local Plans should be changed as a “matter of urgency” if there are gaps in providing accessible housing, a cross-party committee of MPs has recommended.

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Our new homelessness service explained

24/04/2017

Thirteen Group is aiming to help prevent homelessness on behalf of five councils across the North East. The group’s director Chris Smith explains more

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Council pilots modular technology to adapt vulnerable tenants' homes

21/04/2017 | By Martin Hilditch

A Scottish council is working on a pilot project to build modular extensions to the homes of older or disabled people to help them remain in their properties.

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What will the election mean for housing?

21/04/2017 | By Tony Stacey

Tony Stacey of South Yorkshire Housing Association considers what impact the snap election could have on the housing sector

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Housing providers can embrace 'health creation'

26/04/2017 | By Merron Simpson

As the NHS puts more of a focus on health creation, housing providers are well-placed to contribute, says Merron Simpson, chief executive of the New NHS Alliance