Board members and regulation
Information on regulation, staff moves, pay, training and a host of other issues that affect the careers of social housing professionals.
The High Court has given the go-ahead to a legal challenge that could prevent councils forcing people to join a work programme or move home as conditions of receiving housing crisis payment awards.
An increase in the overpayments of housing benefit could be because of an increase in the number of claimants in work, according to the spending watchdog.
A London borough has been ordered to pay £1,000 and apologise to a homeless mother who officers told were ‘wasting their time’.
Unison has called on a housing association board to reverse a decision to derecognise the union, saying it has been trying to meet with the landlord to discuss complaints of bullying.
David Cameron is today expected to set out the details of his plans to further cut the welfare cap from £26,000 to £23,000.
A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 20 - 24 October
Two Scottish housing associations are now receiving lower engagement with the social housing regulator, according to an official statement.
The councillor whose disabled employment question to Lord Freud unleashed a torrent of criticism on the welfare minister writes a blog exclusively for Inside Housing
Universal credit is being rolled out nationwide - and it is going to change lives, says Lord David Freud
Social landlords should not repeat past mistakes by valuing cost over quality
Venture Housing Association was a little known name in the world of social housing up until this week.
Progressive housing policies won’t see the sector rushing to vote Lib Dem, says Pete Apps
Government plans to increase barriers for young people to benefits could lead to more becoming homeless, argues Paul Anderson
The question of housing seems to be dividing opinion amongst Conservatives at their annual conference, says Heather Spurr
Public engagement and enthusiasm in the housing sector are paramount to progress, says Ann O’Byrne
Councils evicted a tiny fraction of tenants hit by the bedroom tax in the first year of the reform, according to research by a coalition of local authority landlords.