Covering all aspects of housing management, from allocations and setting rents to repairs and maintenance, and handling evictions and anti-social behaviour.
A sector body is planning to call for more active consumer regulation of arm’s-length management organisation (ALMO) services following the sentencing of an ALMO over a balcony collapse.
Landlord’s ‘Digital Deal’ scheme will deny tenants phone access for queries
The government’s troubled families programme is set to be expanded to focus on 500,000 households.
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has warned social landlords against putting ‘unfair pressure’ on tenants to pay extra rent under the rollout of universal credit.
Ministers who backed the coalition’s welfare reforms have been urged by Sinn Fein to try spending a week living on benefits.
Accent Group has today announced it will axe its training and employment service in Bradford, as the ‘payment by results’ funding structure makes it unviable.
Residents do not see their housing association as a primary source of support, with only 5% saying they would go to their landlord for help, according to campaign group Money Saving Movement.
Associations have long expressed concerns about the impact of universal credit on vulnerable tenants…
An alteration meaning social landlords can now tell who is claiming universal credit began yesterday, Heather Spurr writes
The digital age comes with risks for social landlords as well as opportunities, cautions Kirsty Varley
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?
Campaign group Brighton’s Future says not enough is done by politicians to tackle the housing crisis
What has happened to housing benefit in the four years since the government inherited a system it claimed was ‘out of control’?
Social landlords can learn a green lesson from the private sector, says Natalie Owen
Inside Housing’s anonymous columnist is in a dilemma about whether to follow the rulebook or his moral compass