The sector needs to get better at showing how much money it can save the NHS, says Brian Johnson
The fight against TB Video
Tuberculosis was one of the great public health crises of the Victorian age, due to poor housing and sanitation. Now the disease is back to haunt Britain. Emily Twinch finds out how the modern housing sector is responding
Diagnosis: housing Video
Social landlords need to get serious about evidence-gathering if they are to convince the NHS and other sectors of their worth, finds Reni Eddo-Lodge
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.
The Department for Work and Pensions has issued an urgent notice to councils after Job Seeker’s Allowance claimants reportedly had their housing benefit payments stopped in error.
Westminster Council is calling for the power to use affordable housing planning contributions to build homes outside of the borough.
The UK government has committed to resettling 20,000 Syrian refugees over the next five years. Nick Duxbury investigates the challenge faced in housing the victims of war
Labour shadow housing minister John Healey has accused the Conservatives of presiding over “five years of failure’” on housing, as the Labour party’s annual conference gets under way in Brighton.
Care & Support
Housing associations should consider sharing chief executives in order to save cash, Brandon Lewis has said.
Social tenants will not face an immediate hike to market rents when they cross the ‘Pay to Stay’ threshold, under plans announced in a consultation today.
Roleplay can help us provide a better tailored service for difficult customers, says Mr Anonymous
A couple on an average salary would struggle to buy a home at a 20% discount in almost half of all council areas in England, new research has shown.
Even with large Right to Buy discounts, homeownership is simply out of reach for some people, says Kate Davies