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Meeting demand

19/05/2015 | By Jane Ashcroft

The government’s focus should not be on just building homes - but the right sort of homes to meet demand, says Jane Ashcroft

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Cities can pitch for power over housing

14/05/2015 | By Emily Twinch

Chancellor George Osborne has pledged to devolve powers including over housing to English cities so long as they elect their own mayor.

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Reach Out

06/05/2015 | By Peter Roach

The housing sector needs to reach out and shout about all the good it does, says Peter Roach, as he pledges support to Inside Housing’s Housing Benefits campaign

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Housing association bids to respond to 999 calls

29/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

A north-west housing association is bidding to take responsibility for responding 999 calls relating to falls to help relieve pressure on strained ambulance services.

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Stretched to accommodate

22/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Campaigners hailed a landmark Supreme Court decision last week that could make it easier for homeless people to receive help from their councils. But what does the change mean for local authorities? Heather Spurr reports.

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Government to fast-track landlord migrant checks

21/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

The government is accelerating plans to force landlords to check their tenants are in the UK legally, David Cameron has announced.

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Government appoints new homelessness minister

21/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

The government has appointed Nuneaton MP Marcus Jones to head up the homelessness brief at the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

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Supreme Court rules on intentional homelessness

20/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Councils will have to consider extra factors before deciding that someone is ‘intentionally homeless’, following a Supreme Court decision today.

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For use in Inside Housing, 22 May 2015

Stretched to accommodate

22/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Campaigners hailed a landmark Supreme Court decision last week that could make it easier for homeless people to receive help from their councils. But what does the change mean for local authorities? Heather Spurr reports.

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A week to go: housing professionals abuse and assaults survey Video

21/05/2015

Housing professionals have less than a week to respond to Inside Housing’s anonymous survey on abuse and assaults.

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Labour appoints new shadow housing minister

20/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Durham MP Roberta Blackman-Woods is the new Labour shadow housing minister, the party has confirmed.

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Private renters in severe arrears rises 4%

20/05/2015 | By Emily Twinch

Private renters in severe arrears are facing a ‘desperate situation’ as the number of those owing more than two months of rent has gone up 4% on a year ago.

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Meeting demand

19/05/2015 | By Jane Ashcroft

The government’s focus should not be on just building homes - but the right sort of homes to meet demand, says Jane Ashcroft

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