Tenancy management

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Grainia Long - CIH

Spend more on homes to cut benefit bill, says CIH


The government should spend more cash on subsidising affordable homes and tackling low pay if it wants to cut the soaring housing benefit bill, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has said.

Lesley Griffiths is the new cabinet minister in Wales responsible for housing

Minister commits to tackling anti-social behaviour


Welsh housing minister Lesley Griffiths today committed to tackling anti-social behaviour (ASB) and domestic violence with her first speech in her new role.

Court house

Prisoners 'need family home' to stop re-offending


Prisons need to recognise the importance of resettling prisoners back into suitable family homes to prevent them becoming homeless or reoffending, an official report says.

Stephen Teagle

London mayor selects builder for 1,100 homes


A joint venture company set up by a housing association and a house builder has been selected to build a 1,100-home scheme in east London.

Sold sign

Parents spend retirement cash to buy children homes, says Shelter


Parents have been forced to spend cash saved for their old age to help their children onto the property ladder with the average assistance now £23,000, new research shows.

Chief executive, Orbit Group

Orbit Group announces £67m surplus


A 37,000-home landlord has announced a record pretax surplus of £67m for 2013/14, a £16m increase on the previous year.

New Barracks

Salford tenants could vote on transfer


Council tenants in Salford will find out next week whether they will be able to vote to transfer ownership of their homes to a co-operative to release £75m of investment.

More tenancy management news


Generation rent


A concerted effort needs to be made if we are going to make homeownership affordable for future generations, argues Steve Hicks

Jane Aschroft

Older care


With the growth of an older population the time is long overdue for the creation of a minister for older people, argues Jane Ashcroft

Editor, Inside Housing

Paying our way out of a skills deficit


When the recession hit, social landlords were able to continue building while development ground to a halt elsewhere.

Authour of Policy Exchange report "The Estate We're In"

Success stories from our toughest estates


Targeted and imaginative tactics can turn lives around - but sustained action is necessary

Managing director, Gentoo Operations

Standing up to violence


Abuse against women is everyone’s problem

JUles Birch small

About time


Sellafield. Parental help. Mortgages lasting 40 years. Welcome to housing affordability in the 21st century.

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

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