Covering all aspects of housing management, from allocations and setting rents to repairs and maintenance, and handling evictions and anti-social behaviour.
The retirement announcement of an arm’s-length management organisation chief in the same week as the ALMO was in court for putting residents at risk is ‘bad timing’, according to a council spokesperson.
A requirement for prospective tenants to pass a ‘residency test’ before being allocated a social home has been largely welcomed by housing associations and councils, the government has said.
Two Staffordshire landlords have begun talks on a merger to create a new 12,000-home association.
As ever the new UK Housing Review offers a mix of authoritative statistics and some fascinating new insights on housing across all tenures.
The ‘dark underside’ of debt was examined yesterday in a report, suggesting that more and more people are ‘using credit unsustainably as a personal safety net.’
A long-term look at assets can be much more productive than a short-term view
The demolition of five historic tower blocks as part of the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has sparked debate in the Inside Housing office. Two of our reporters go head-to-head with arguments for and against the ‘spectacle’.