Covering all aspects of housing management, from allocations and setting rents to repairs and maintenance, and handling evictions and anti-social behaviour.
A London borough has been ordered to pay £1,000 and apologise to a homeless mother who officers told were ‘wasting their time’.
The Guinness Partnership has almost doubled its surplus to £91.5m after selling off 1,300 homes to other social landlords.
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.
Average rents in the South East, East Anglia and Scotland are at their highest recorded levels, according to property services company Move with Us.
The Welsh Government has issued guidance on dealing with hate crime for social landlords with Tai Pawb, an equality focussed Welsh landlord.
High housing costs are ‘dragging more children into poverty’ and ‘damaging living standards’ of young people, according to a report out today.
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.
So what clues does the Lyons Review offers us about housing up to 2020? Here are some more thoughts.
Schemes to assist residents find work improves satisfaction and bottom line
Aman Sahota from Lewis Silkin argues that a new ‘use class’ in planning regulations is not the way to encourage institutions to invest in the private rented sector
Will the government’s estate regeneration programme appeal to social landlords? David Percival has his doubts
More needs to be done to improve the standard of private rented homes with increasing numbers of young people relying on the sector, says Oliver Colvile
What are the legal opitions when housing staff come under attack? Christine Land, a solicitor at law firm Croftons Solicitors explains
Although district heat networks have been around in the UK since the 50s, we should look to Sweden for inspiration, says Bill Randall
Power cuts could return, so make sure you are ready for the worst