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.

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Housing association receives second downgrade in three months

20/11/2014

A housing association has received a second regulatory downgrade in the space of three months following board disputes and incorrectly authorised cheque payments.

London

Panic rooms should be exempt from bedroom tax, court will hear

19/11/2014

The bedroom tax should not apply to homes where a spare room has been converted to a safe room or panic room, lawyers will argue in the High Court today.

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Councils failing to prevent youth homeless, says report

19/11/2014

Less than one in five cases of youth homelessness are being prevented by councils’ housing services, a report out today has revealed.

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Scotland needs a more 'coherent approach' to welfare reform

18/11/2014

Scotland needs a more ‘coherent approach’ to mitigate the effects of welfare reform, an influential group of housing associations has said.

Chancellor of the exchequer

Government failed to reduce housing benefit bill  Video

18/11/2014

The government has not achieved its aim of cutting housing benefit by £2bn by 2015 and instead has seen spending rise by nearly £1bn over the last four years, analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) shows. 

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18/11/2014

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Church leaders: Bedroom tax has 'cultural disregard' for poor

18/11/2014

Church leaders are set to launch an assault on the bedroom tax saying it has shown an ‘almost a cultural disregard for the lives of the poor’.

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Live from the CHCG conference

06/11/2014

Daniel Douglas is reporting live from the Community Housing Cymru Group (CHCG) annual conference this week.

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Time for common sense on gas safety

24/10/2014

The social housing sector often sends the government inconsistent or complicated messages, but the latest campaign on gas safety is both clear and deserves to be heard

Solicitor, Clarke Willmott

The right to freedom

24/10/2014

Associations beware a recent decision about people who lack capacity to make decisions about where they live and what care they receive

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Re-engineering regulation

24/10/2014

As regulation is overhauled, providers need to be ready for change too, says Julian Ashby

Mayor of Liverpool

Cities can deliver solutions

24/10/2014

Let’s devolve powers to our 10 core cities and bring brownfield sites to life

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Disabled rights

21/10/2014

The councillor whose disabled employment question to Lord Freud unleashed a torrent of criticism on the welfare minister writes us an exclusive blog

Minister for welfare reform

Reform fit for our time

17/10/2014

Universal credit is being rolled out nationwide - and it is going to change lives, says Lord David Freud

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Price fixation can be costly

17/10/2014

Social landlords should not repeat past mistakes by valuing cost over quality

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STORMONT

Locked in deadlock

21/11/2014 | By Padraig Reidy

Stormont has been in deadlock over the implementation of welfare reform. Padraig Reidy investigates the roots of the problem and what this means for social housing

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