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.


Exclusive: Accountancy rule could wipe up to £500m from landlords' balance sheets


Accountancy changes could impact landlords’ lending covenants

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Exclusive: Balcony collapse prompts calls for regulatory body


A sector body is planning to call for more active consumer regulation of arm’s-length management organisation (ALMO) services following the sentencing of an ALMO over a balcony collapse.

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Call to stop mergers driven by association chiefs' 'self-interest'


The English social housing regulator should amend its proposed code of practice to prevent landlord mergers from being driven by ‘chief executive self-interest’, a landlords’ group has said.

New board members for LYHA

New-look board for Yorkshire housing association


Leeds and Yorkshire Housing Association (LYHA) has announced a new chair and has strengthened its board with three new additional members.

Sheila Doran

North west housing association merger announced


Two Manchester-based housing associations have announced plans to merge.

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Social landlord overturns workers' tribunal victory


A tribunal judge has overturned a ruling which would have left Liverpool Mutual Homes exposed to claims worth hundreds of thousands of pounds for unfair dismissal and deduction of wages.

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Care home regulation review begins in Northern Ireland


A review has been launched into the regulation of care homes in Northern Ireland by the Commissioner for People.

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Editor, Inside Housing

Speaking to be heard


Associations have long expressed concerns about the impact of universal credit on vulnerable tenants…

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My time as an Undercover Boss


Bims Alalade wanted to know about what happens at the grassroots level of YMCA. So she went undercover with Channel 4 to find out.

Steve Stride

Leadership and diversity


While the housing sector is diverse, this is not reflected in our leadership which remains too white, too old and too male, says Steve Stride

Editor, Inside Housing

Localism: an easy way out


Soon after he was appointed in 2010, communities secretary Eric Pickles said his ‘priorities were localism, localism and localism’.

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Speak up about sleep-ins


Take the opportunity to voice your opinions on the sleep-in wage, says Matthew Wort

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Landlords need legal 'wriggle room'


The regulator must be careful when drawing up new rules, writes Carl Brown


David Cameron plays a cabinet card trick


Reshuffle has dealt bad hands to housing and human rights, says Ann O’Byrne

Brandon Lewis MP

Brandon Lewis' first interview


New housing and planning minister Brandon Lewis responded to questions put to him by Inside Housing.

More opinion

Movers and shakers

Home Group surplus dips in the face of 'unprecedented change'

20/08/2014 | By Nick Duxbury

Home Group One of the UK’s largest housing associations has posted a dip in its 2013/14 surplus, going against the trend of big landlords reporting record increases in surpluses.

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