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Health & care specialist

Senior reporter, Inside Housing

Heather Spurr

Senior reporter and campaign editor

E-mail: heather.spurr@insidehousing.co.uk

Phone: 020 7772 8362

Fax: 020 7772 8591

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Inside Housing submits evidence to MPs

01/09/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Inside Housing has shown MPs how social landlords provide health services, cut crime and help people into work, as part of its Housing Benefits campaign.

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Care sector 'has reached breaking point'

18/08/2015 | By Heather Spurr

The social care sector “has reached breaking point” with a number of organisations looking to abandon the area, one of Britain’s largest care providers has said.

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Homeless people health audit plea

05/08/2015 | By Carl Brown

A homelessness umbrella organisation is calling on housing and NHS service providers to audit homeless people to ensure they have support for their health needs.

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What lies beneath

22/07/2015 | By Martin Hilditch

Built in 2009, the 64 council houses in Gorebridge’s Newbyres Crescent should have been a dream destination. Instead, they exposed familes to such serious health risks the homes are now being demolished. Martin Hilditch investigates.

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Cuts threaten flagship homelessness programme

02/09/2015 | By Heather Spurr

The government’s removal of housing benefit for young people looks set to threaten housing associations’ involvement in a flagship £40m homelessness programme.

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East London moves fuel out-of-London placement surge

28/08/2015 | By Heather Spurr

A trend by councils to house more of their homeless families in cheaper parts of the capital is fuelling a surge in out-of-London placements, new figures reveal.

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Rough justice

14/08/2015 | By Jeremy Swain

Attitudes must change if we are to make rough sleeping a thing of the past, says Jeremy Swain

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The sharp end

11/08/2015 | By Jules Birch

Wales is setting an example on homelessness prevention but can it escape the UK-driven logic of austerity in housing?

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Cherish our values

02/09/2015 | By Chan Kataria

We need strong leadership, a clear goal and to remember our values to see us through the challenges ahead, says Chan Kataria

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Generation Rent survives threat of closure

02/09/2015 | By Heather Spurr

National campaign group Generation Rent claims it is financially secure following a fundraising campaign over the last month.

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Inside Housing submits evidence to MPs

01/09/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Inside Housing has shown MPs how social landlords provide health services, cut crime and help people into work, as part of its Housing Benefits campaign.

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East London moves fuel out-of-London placement surge

28/08/2015 | By Heather Spurr

A trend by councils to house more of their homeless families in cheaper parts of the capital is fuelling a surge in out-of-London placements, new figures reveal.

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Good sense

27/08/2015 | By Michelle Meldrum

Tackling domestic abuse makes good business sense as well as being the right thing to do, says Michelle Meldrum

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