Health & Care

For single use only on 2 December 2016

The right kind of home Video

30/11/2016 | By Kate Youde

Patients leaving hospital with unresolved housing issues are costing the NHS hundreds of millions a year. Kate Youde meets one housing provider that is addressing the problem

For use in Inside Housing, 18 November 2016

The community taking on homelessness Video

15/11/2016

Housing minister Gavin Barwell’s Croydon constituency has a homelessness crisis. Now members of the community are taking matters into their own hands to find a solution. Martin Hilditch reports

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Hope after the horror

11/11/2016 | By Jill Stewart

We have much to learn from how our predecessors addressed the housing crisis following the First World War, says Jill Stewart

For use in Inside Housing, 21 October 2016

Building a case for the board Video

18/10/2016 | By Simon Brandon

Health and well-being boards were created in 2013 in order for larger councils to integrate local health and care services. However, the social housing sector hasn’t always been given a seat at the table. Simon Brandon investigates why

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London Assembly calls on Sadiq to act on homelessness

07/12/2016 | By Mark Smulian

The London Assembly has called on the capital’s mayor Sadiq Khan to act against a “perfect storm” of homelessness.

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255,000 homeless in England, says Shelter

01/12/2016 | By Mark Smulian

Some 255,000 people are homeless in England, housing charity Shelter has found.

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Filming homelessness

29/11/2016 | By Michael Chandler

Thinking of entering our Reel Homes competition? Film director Michael Chandler provides tips on how to capture experience of homelessness on screen

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Peer support

25/11/2016 | By Jack Jeffery

A new project aims to show that early intervention is key to addressing the homelessness crisis, says Jack Jeffery

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Coping with the cap

08/12/2016 | By Simon Brandon

After a year of rumours, promises and fears, Simon Brandon asks what the future will look like for supported housing once the new funding mechanism kicks in

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LHA cap: supported schemes remain on ice

08/12/2016 | By Simon Brandon

Supported housing providers are keeping development schemes on hold, despite a recent assurance from the government that current levels of funding will be maintained in the future.

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Two-way street

07/12/2016 | By Jules Birch , Jules Birch

The minister announces more investment in social housing – social, not affordable – and signs a pact with housing associations and local authorities.

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L&Q to launch £47m supported housing subsidiary

06/12/2016 | By Nick Johnstone

L&Q is planning a return to the supported accommodation sector with a new subsidiary called L&Q Living, which will manage more than 6,600 homes.

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For single use only on 2 December 2016

The downsizing dilemma Video

01/12/2016 | By Emily Twinch

Too few older people are downsizing, meaning families are missing out on homes with more bedrooms. Emily Twinch finds out if and how the housing sector can overcome the problem.

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For single use only on 2 December 2016

The right kind of home Video

30/11/2016 | By Kate Youde

Patients leaving hospital with unresolved housing issues are costing the NHS hundreds of millions a year. Kate Youde meets one housing provider that is addressing the problem