Tenancy management

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Survey reveals deep dissatisfaction with landlords


Most social housing tenants do not believe their landlords listen to them or care about them, a survey has found. 

Grainia Long - CIH

Private landlords 'should get tax breaks'


Private landlords should be given financial incentives to sign up to national accreditation schemes, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has said.

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BBC series to shadow Britain's housing officers


A BBC series documenting the challenges faced by housing officers up and down the country is to broadcast its first episode next week.


Social tenants left without gas reconnected


More than 210 of 250 social homes in Wales left without fuel after water entered gas supply pipes have now been reconnected.

Welsh Assembly

Welsh housing bill to receive Royal Assent


The first major piece of housing legislation for Wales created through devolved powers is expected to receive Royal Assent in three weeks.

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Lib Dem MP attempts to water down bedroom tax


A Liberal Democrat MP will attempt to water down the bedroom tax as part of an ‘affordable homes’ private members bill to be debated in parliament next week.

Northstowe busway

Homes for new town a step closer


Plans for 3,500 homes in Cambridgeshire for the largest planned town since Milton Keynes have been submitted.

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Jennifer Tate, Weightmans

An attempt to muzzle dangerous dogs


Anti-social behaviour powers should provide greater protections for housing staff, other visitors and even other dogs. But, asks Jennifer Tate, will it be enforceable?

Heather Spurr

Ideas Exchange


A Policy Exchange report on social housing is heavy on criticism but light on facts, says Heather Spurr

Minister for welfare reform

Universal credit under control


The key to the smooth running of the universal credit rollout is a universal approach, says Lord David Freud

Kirsty Varley is a solicitor at Croftons

21st century digital landlord


The digital age comes with risks for social landlords as well as opportunities, cautions Kirsty Varley


Update: New universal credit rules for tenants begin this week


An alteration meaning social landlords can now tell who is claiming universal credit began yesterday, Heather Spurr writes

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Feeling the pinch


Mark Simmonds is not getting much sympathy after claiming that MPs’ expenses make it ‘intolerable’ to live in London. Has he revealed a deeper truth about our housing system?

Editor, Inside Housing

Speaking to be heard


Associations have long expressed concerns about the impact of universal credit on vulnerable tenants…

Leader, Brighton's Future

Voice of renters


Campaign group Brighton’s Future says not enough is done by politicians to tackle the housing crisis

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