The right kind of home Video
Patients leaving hospital with unresolved housing issues are costing the NHS hundreds of millions a year. Kate Youde meets one housing provider that is addressing the problem
Housing minister Gavin Barwell’s Croydon constituency has a homelessness crisis. Now members of the community are taking matters into their own hands to find a solution. Martin Hilditch reports
We have much to learn from how our predecessors addressed the housing crisis following the First World War, says Jill Stewart
Health and well-being boards were created in 2013 in order for larger councils to integrate local health and care services. However, the social housing sector hasn’t always been given a seat at the table. Simon Brandon investigates why
The London Assembly has called on the capital’s mayor Sadiq Khan to act against a “perfect storm” of homelessness.
Some 255,000 people are homeless in England, housing charity Shelter has found.
Thinking of entering our Reel Homes competition? Film director Michael Chandler provides tips on how to capture experience of homelessness on screen
A new project aims to show that early intervention is key to addressing the homelessness crisis, says Jack Jeffery
Care & Support
After a year of rumours, promises and fears, Simon Brandon asks what the future will look like for supported housing once the new funding mechanism kicks in
Supported housing providers are keeping development schemes on hold, despite a recent assurance from the government that current levels of funding will be maintained in the future.
The minister announces more investment in social housing – social, not affordable – and signs a pact with housing associations and local authorities.
L&Q is planning a return to the supported accommodation sector with a new subsidiary called L&Q Living, which will manage more than 6,600 homes.
The downsizing dilemma Video
Too few older people are downsizing, meaning families are missing out on homes with more bedrooms. Emily Twinch finds out if and how the housing sector can overcome the problem.