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Reach Out

06/05/2015 | By Peter Roach

The housing sector needs to reach out and shout about all the good it does, says Peter Roach, as he pledges support to Inside Housing’s Housing Benefits campaign

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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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Council pact tackles spiralling cost of housing homeless families

07/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

A landmark agreement by London councils to cap the price they pay for temporary homelessness accommodation is saving local authorities up to £1,800 per household a year.

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Young, trans and homeless

06/05/2015 | By Jane Fae

Young trans people are at great risk of homelessness, yet councils and housing associations are not set up to meet their needs. Jane Fae reports

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Missed gas test 'exposed tenants to serious harm'

05/05/2015 | By Pete Apps

A social landlord exposed vulnerable tenants to ‘the risk of serious harm for a significant period’ by failing to carry out gas safety checks, the housing watchdog has said.

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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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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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Council pact tackles spiralling cost of housing homeless families

07/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

A landmark agreement by London councils to cap the price they pay for temporary homelessness accommodation is saving local authorities up to £1,800 per household a year.

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Reach Out

06/05/2015 | By Peter Roach

The housing sector needs to reach out and shout about all the good it does, says Peter Roach, as he pledges support to Inside Housing’s Housing Benefits campaign

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Designing for dementia

06/05/2015 | By Jo Boaden

Dementia is a vital part of the conversation when thinking about housing, health and our ageing society, says Jo Boaden

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Missed gas test 'exposed tenants to serious harm'

05/05/2015 | By Pete Apps

A social landlord exposed vulnerable tenants to ‘the risk of serious harm for a significant period’ by failing to carry out gas safety checks, the housing watchdog has said.

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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

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