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

Police line do not cross

Woman found dead at social home that was believed to have been used as brothel

31/07/2014

The body of a sex worker has been found in the garden of a housing association property in Salford.

Council tax

High Court overturns Sandwell council tax rule that prevented 3,600 from claiming reduction

30/07/2014

Three vulnerable women who were deprived of a council tax reduction have won a court case against Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.

Tenant Desposit Scheme, generation rent, lettings

Private rents in Wales fall against inflation

30/07/2014

Rents in Wales have fallen year-on-year in comparison to inflation, the Residential Landlords Association has said based on data from the Office for National Statistics.

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Association paid £3.6m to resolve council dispute

29/07/2014

Heart of England housing association has been given £3.6m to settle a historic dispute over a transfer of council properties in 1996.

Gavel

Couple jailed for £188,000 benefits fraud

29/07/2014

A couple has been jailed for carrying out a seven-year fraud, using money to buy properties and finance mortgage repayments.

Fanily home

Half of young people in work can't afford to leave family home Video

29/07/2014

Despite being in work, 48% of 20-to-34-year-olds are living with their parents because they cannot afford to rent or buy their own home, a poll by housing charity Shelter has found.

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Nimbys warm to new builds as 'generation rent's' needs become clearer

28/07/2014

Support for new house building has soared since 2010, a government survey of social attitudes has revealed.

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Calculating social wellbeing

29/07/2014

By having a standard way of calculating social impact, Affinity Sutton has worked out the value of community investment programmes compare to other projects, writes Phil Miles

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Closed doors

28/07/2014

What is it about a ‘poor door’ that causes so much outrage?

Chief executive, Orbit Group

Rising above hate

25/07/2014

Threats and abuse will not prevent Orbit Group from providing essential services

Pete Apps

'Slow burn' PRS doesn't add up

24/07/2014

Providing private rented sector homes might fulfill a housing association’s social purpose but it doesn’t make financial sense, Pete Apps writes.

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Survey story - part two

24/07/2014

Here’s the second part of my blog on some key themes emerging from the latest English Housing Survey.

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English Housing Survey part 1

23/07/2014

Here’s the new information about housing in England in a two-part blog on what caught my eye.

Gillian Guy

Mitigating welfare reform

21/07/2014

Welfare reform has been a challenge for landlords, however Citizens Advice has been looking at ways the downsides are being mitigated

Packing cases

What's on in the housing sector this week - 21 - 25 July

21/07/2014

A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 21 to 25 of July.

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