Health & Care

For use in Inside Housing, 11 March 2016

Dr House

11/03/2016 | By Heather Spurr

NHS England is promising a “health utopia” through its Healthy New Towns programme, but will the scheme actually make much of a difference? Heather Spurr finds out more.

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Government allocates funding after five-month delay

10/03/2016 | By Heather Spurr

The government has allocated around £84m of a £120m fund to develop specialist supported housing outside London, following a five-month delay.

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Housing plans on hold as key announcement is delayed

03/03/2016 | By Heather Spurr

Social landlords are warning they could be forced to can specialist housing projects after a five-month delay to a £155m capital funding scheme.

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Landlords warn on one year 'LHA cap' exemption

02/03/2016 | By Heather Spurr

Supported housing developments stalled due to uncertainty will stay frozen, despite a government pledge to provide a one-year exemption to a new benefit cap.

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On the cusp

03/05/2016 | By Alison Gelder

We could be on the brink of a great leap forward in tackling homelessness, says Alison Gelder

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London

Action urged on allocations policies

29/04/2016 | By Heather Spurr

Lawyers are warning town halls to review their housing allocation schemes after a council’s policy of ringfencing lettings for working people was ruled unlawful.

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Scottish charities call for action on homelessness

28/04/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Charities in Scotland are calling on political parties to commit to tackling homelessness, as they release figures showing demand for shelters rose sharply last winter.

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Town and gown

26/04/2016 | By Kevin Price

We must tackle growing inequalities in Cambridge to solve the spiralling house prices, says Kevin Price

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Renter help

03/05/2016

The role of social letting agents should be expanded in Scotland, says Ellie Hutchinson

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On the cusp

03/05/2016 | By Alison Gelder

We could be on the brink of a great leap forward in tackling homelessness, says Alison Gelder

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Highlands

AT A GLANCE: Scottish housing election policies

29/04/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

An at-a-glance guide to the parties’ key housing policies in Scotland

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Anti-gentrification

29/04/2016 | By Closed Circuit

Ridiculous Scottish pledges, mis-placed anti-gentrification graffiti and National Infrastructure Commission insecurities

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Rising change

28/04/2016 | By Tom Murtha

Associations will not be housing the vulnerable people they have in the past by 2025, says Tom Murtha

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