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Ombudsman to take over as chief executive of association

24/02/2017 | By Pete Apps

The housing ombudsman has announced she is leaving the role to take over at the helm of a small, specialist housing association in London.

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Clarion to deny full sick pay for first three days of illness

16/02/2017 | By Pete Apps

Staff at Clarion Housing Group will be denied full sick pay for the first three days of any illness under new contracts at the giant housing group.

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OHG appoints former homelessness director as interim boss

03/02/2017 | By Pete Apps

A London housing association has appointed a former director of homelessness services as its interim chief executive.

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My first year with Crisis at Christmas

05/01/2017 | By Lucy Brown

Inside Housing sub-editor Lucy Brown shares her thoughts on her first year as a volunteer with Crisis at Christmas

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The insolvency game

18/10/2016

The Housing and Planning Act changes what happens to insolvent housing associations, says Séamas Gray

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20/09/2016 | By Derek Long

Buyers are sceptical about Starter Homes and shared ownership, says Derek Long

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09/09/2016 | By Aubrey Adams

Executive pay is based on achievements and talent retention, says Aubrey Adams

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Inside Housing salary survey 2016 Video

09/09/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

It’s time for our annual look at chief executive salaries, and after some of the most in-depth research to date, Sophie Barnes reveals how the pay within the 177 biggest housing associations in the sector compares

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Revealed: chief executive salary survey results

09/09/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Inside Housing has today published its annual chief executive salary survey.

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Catching the rogues

06/09/2016

Private landlords should welcome licensing because it is driving out the rogues, says Sir Robin Wales

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Council pleads guilty to Lakanal House fire safety failures

24/02/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Southwark Council expressed its “sincere regret” today as it pleaded guilty to fire safety failures relating to a tower block fire that killed six people.

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Orr hits out at government supported housing proposal

21/02/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

The chief executive of the National Housing Federation (NHF) has hit out at a government proposal to hand supported housing funding to councils because he fears it will create geographical inequalities.

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Right to Buy extension to companies could reduce affordable development

15/02/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Councils could reassess plans to build affordable rented homes through housing companies after the government said the Right to Buy should apply to these homes.

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Disposing of tenanted stock is not straightforward, despite rule change

09/02/2017

As the regulator warns some landlords are not properly consulting on disposals, Samantha Hall of Trowers & Hamlins reminds providers that selling tenanted stock is complex

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MPs launch inquiry into housing for older people

02/02/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

The Communities and Local Government Committee has launched an inquiry into housing for older people.

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Homelessness bill to receive Lords backing despite cost concerns

01/02/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Labour peers will back the Homelessness Reduction Bill when it reaches the House of Lords, but will call for additional funding for councils.

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House builders launch neighbourhood planning judicial review

26/01/2017 | By Simon Brandon

A group of 25 house builders and land promoters have launched a judicial review against a rule change allowing councils with Neighbourhood Plans to block development.

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Clarion to deny full sick pay for first three days of illness

16/02/2017 | By Pete Apps

Staff at Clarion Housing Group will be denied full sick pay for the first three days of any illness under new contracts at the giant housing group.

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09/09/2016 | By Aubrey Adams

Executive pay is based on achievements and talent retention, says Aubrey Adams

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Pay restraint

09/09/2016 | By James Tickell

Boards must show restraint because the last thing the sector needs is another rash of damaging stories about ‘fat-cat’ pay for executives, says James Tickell

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