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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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Edinburgh Council plans boiler prescription scheme

28/04/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Edinburgh Council is planning to ‘prescribe’ new heating systems for homes, to improve residents’ health and reduce emergency NHS admissions.

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£224m fuel poverty scheme for Scotland

23/04/2015 | By Heather Spurr

The Scottish government is set to launch a £224m national scheme aimed at making properties easier and cheaper to heat for fuel-poor households.

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Housing project 'saves NHS £1.7m'

17/04/2015 | By Jess McCabe

Social landlords in Wales claim they will save the local NHS £1.7m in the next financial year, through a project that cares for patients with mental illness or learning disabilities in affordable housing rather than hospital or

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Surge in families pushed out of London

30/04/2015 | By Heather Spurr

The number of homeless families placed outside the capital by London boroughs has rocketed almost 80% in a year, data obtained by Inside Housing has revealed.

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Housing crisis leading UK to 'breach rights'

28/04/2015 | By Carl Brown

The housing crisis is causing the United Kingdom to violate international commitments on rights, a group of charities has argued.

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Landlords call on ministers to review sex offender strategy

24/04/2015 | By Heather Spurr

A group of 15 housing associations is calling on Scottish ministers to carry out a ‘fundamental’ review of the government’s strategy for housing sex offenders.

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Councils' out-of-area placements breaking the law

23/04/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

Councils in London have broken the law by placing more than 8,000 homeless families in other areas over two years without properly notifying the receiving local authority.

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Interview with Dame Clare Tickell

24/03/2015 | By Stuart Macdonald

Stuart Macdonald talks health and housing with Dame Clare Tickell

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Rising to the challenge

05/05/2015 | By Gill Payne

Some landlords are doing a lot to prepare for an ageing population and, with health and care a ‘seriously hot political topic’, there is much to play for, says Gill Payne

UKHA 2015 awards trophies

Cream of the crop

30/04/2015 | By Chloë Stothart

For 18 years, the UK Housing Awards have celebrated excellence in the social housing sector. Chloe Stothart looks at the stellar achievements of this year’s winners

LONDON

Surge in families pushed out of London

30/04/2015 | By Heather Spurr

The number of homeless families placed outside the capital by London boroughs has rocketed almost 80% in a year, data obtained by Inside Housing has revealed.

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Poor of power

30/04/2015 | By Mike Owen

We need to review the model of landlord and tenant power sharing to really give tenants a voice, says Mike Owen

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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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