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Government rejects social landlords' gas access call


Campaign to allow housing associations greater access to homes to save £500m receives major blow

Liberal Democrat MP, Brent Central

MPs launch inquiry into 'revenge' evictions bill


A group of MPs has launched an inquiry into a Liberal Democrat bill to outlaw ‘revenge’ evictions.

£1bn record surplus

G15: £1bn surplus is not solely down to sales


Efficiencies and rents underpin record surplus, say London landlords

energy bills

Energy bills are Britain's 'top financial concern'


A survey by a partnership of leading businesses and charities has found that energy bills are the top financial concern for people in Britain, a report published today has revealed.

David Cameron from Flickr

Lower benefit cap would 'push affordable rents out of reach'


Affordable rents would be out of reach for families on benefit in London if welfare is capped at £23,000 a year, landlords have warned.

Lord Freud

Campaign group calls for Lord Freud's resignation


The Learning Disability Alliance England has issued 10 reasons why Lord David Freud should resign following his comments about disabled people ‘not being worth’ the living wage.

High court

Landmark appeal against out-of-London placements refused


Councils can house tenants outside of London without carrying out a detailed assessment of all the available properties nearby, a landmark court ruling has confirmed.

More tenancy management news

Carl Brown

Time for common sense on gas safety


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


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

Director of housing, Thames Valley Housing

Helping tenants helps us


Schemes to assist residents find work improves satisfaction and bottom line

Aman Sahota

No PRS answer


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

Consultant, Clarke Willmott

Regeneration blues


Will the government’s estate regeneration programme appeal to social landlords? David Percival has his doubts

oliver colvile

The young ones


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

Solicitor, Croftons

Avoiding abuse


What are the legal opitions when housing staff come under attack? Christine Land, a solicitor at law firm Croftons Solicitors explains

Bill Randall

District heating is the way to go


Although district heat networks have been around in the UK since the 50s, we should look to Sweden for inspiration, says Bill Randall

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