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.
Vulnerable people in supported housing could see the safety and quality of their services slip after councils scaled back regulation, an Inside Housing investigation has found.
A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 15 - 19 September
The government plans to introduce a cross tenure minimum space standard for new homes as part of a series of measures intended to save councils and house builders £114m a year.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has told the social housing sector to ‘mend its ways’ before a new law on data protection comes into force later this year, or face prosecution.
Home Group and the Association of Gas Safety Managers (AGSM) are launching a campaign calling for housing associations to be allowed to force entry to homes that are overdue for gas safety checks.
In a cabinet reshuffle today, Lesley Griffiths took on responsibility for housing from Carl Sargeant, with a ministerial title of communities and tacking poverty.
Carl Sargeant, housing and regeneration minister for Wales, has been moved in a cabinet reshuffle to become minister for natural resources, it has been announced today.
When a Lib Dem MP chose to use his private members’ bill to go to battle on the bedroom tax, few anticipated he would succeed
Julian Ashby is braced for the challenges of regulatory overhaul
A court decision could bring new rights for obese housing professionals
Landlords have had 10 years to get used to being subject to EU procurement regulations but some still don’t get they could use them to their advantage, argues Rebecca Rees
A concerted and combined effort could change the face of housing in the UK, argues Grainia Long
Mergers can work - but planning is everything, says Jo Savage
Associations have long expressed concerns about the impact of universal credit on vulnerable tenants…
Bims Alalade wanted to know about what happens at the grassroots level of YMCA. So she went undercover with Channel 4 to find out.
A proposed bill to exempt hundreds of thousands of households from the bedroom tax would lead to legal challenges, appeals and more administration costs for social landlords, sector experts have warned.