Tenancy management


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

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£10m urban energy fund to launch imminently

31/10/2014

A £10m fund for urban community energy projects, which can be accessed by housing associations, is set to be launched within the coming weeks.

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Social landlords shun renewable heat scheme due to upfront costs

31/10/2014

Sector calls for more financial incentives and government tariff pledge

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Debts spiral for welfare reform-affected tenants

31/10/2014

Families hit by the coalition government’s welfare reforms have seen their average debt increase by more than 70% in just over a year, a study has found.

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Better repairs 'top priority' for social tenants

29/10/2014

Four in 10 social housing tenants have cited better repairs and maintenance as their top priority for improving quality of life.

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Charity campaigns for reform of 'outdated' private rented sector

29/10/2014

A campaign to reform the ‘outdated’ private rented sector in Scotland has been launched by a homelessness charity.

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Credit agency issues warning over two year benefit freeze

28/10/2014

A major credit agency has warned that a proposed benefits freeze could lead to ‘downward pressure’ on rents and make it ‘increasingly difficult’ for housing associations to manage arrears.

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Tenant body concern over gas access call

28/10/2014

England’s largest social housing tenant body has spoken out against a campaign to give housing associations more powers to access homes for gas inspections.

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Beware the rise of the robots

31/10/2014

Inside Housing’s anonymous columnist warns landlords of the worrying impact of technology on customer relations

Paula Squire

Responding to Ebola

29/10/2014

Ebola is dominating the headlines, but social landlords should have an up-to-date policy on infectious diseases to protect employees

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A House Divided?

29/10/2014

Colin Wiles reports on his American road trip and his thoughts on the inequality of the housing system there

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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

Jules Birch

In the wake of Lyons

20/10/2014

So what clues does the Lyons Review offers us about housing up to 2020? Here are some more thoughts.

Director of housing, Thames Valley Housing

Helping tenants helps us

17/10/2014

Schemes to assist residents find work improves satisfaction and bottom line

Aman Sahota

No PRS answer

15/10/2014

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

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