Tenancy management

Covering all aspects of housing management, from allocations and setting rents to repairs and maintenance, and handling evictions and anti-social behaviour.

Northern Ireland Housing Executive building on Adelaide Street in Belfast

NIHE call for extra borrowing powers throws doubt on transfers


The Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) is calling for further borrowing powers in a move some experts see as a push back against discussions on breaking the organisation up.

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'Affordable rent' in London hits £1,000 per month on new builds


The average ‘affordable rent’ in London rose to more than £1,000 per month in 2014 for new build two-bedroom homes, exclusive analysis has shown.

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Number of owner-occupiers falls while private renter stats rise


The number of owner-occupiers has fallen while those renting privately continue to rise, according to the latest government analysis of the English housing market.


Housing staff worried about losing tenant data


Nearly a quarter of social housing staff are worried about taking mobile devices out of the office for fear of losing tenants’ data, a survey has found.

Deputy chief executive, CIH

CIH calls to end Right to Buy in the countryside


Ministers were today urged to exempt rural areas from the Right to Buy policy ahead of George Osborne’s budget statement next month.

Chancellor of the exchequer

Osborne offers tenants cash as right to buy alternative


George Osborne has announced an £84m pot to offer social tenants up to £30,000 to buy a new home on the open market.

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Tenants vote in favour of Wheatley Group merger


Scotland’s biggest social landlord is a step further to merging with an Edinburgh housing association after tenants voted for the proposal.

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Director, Generation Rent

Easing the renting pain


A rebalancing of power between landlords and tenants is long overdue, says Alex Hilton

Editor, Inside Housing

Rights and wrongs


A government release this week claimed that 33,000 new home owners have been created through Right to Buy since 2012


Cathy: champion scrounger


Cathy Come Home would have a very different name today due to the constant pandering to prejudice, writes our anonymous columnist


Beyond bricks and mortar


Housing associations must look at what more they can do above and beyond providing bricks and mortar, says Metropolitan chief executive Brian Johnson

Green Party spokesperson for housing. Candidate for Lewisham West and Penge

Green goals


The Green party recently promised to build 500,000 social rented homes by 2020 if it wins the next election. Housing spokesperson for the Greens Tom Chance explains more about his party’s bold pledge


Own goals


Could housing hold the key to the Conservatives’ chances of winning the general election?

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A problem shared


Rewrite the shared ownership rulebook. That is the advice from Savills’ Mervyn Jones to combat the problem of unaffordability of the product in central London


Cold spell


We shouldn’t overlook the crucial role charities and housing associations play in helping people stay warm in winter, says Graham Duxbury

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