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Housing groups and charities have been left ‘deeply disappointed’ after the High Court dismissed a legal challenge to the government’s bedroom tax.
A charity has opened two housing projects for homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people.
An influential committee of MPs has warned the government’s £1.3 billion-a-year energy company obligation will not succeed in tackling fuel poverty.
- High Court to rule on bedroom tax case
- Landlords win share of renewable heating fund
- Councils invited to bid for green deal cash
- DECC to study impact of green deal on fuel poverty
- Developers handed £220m to build 14,000 homes
- First build to rent deal agreed for shipyard homes
- CLG puts Welsh Streets plans on hold
The government’s insistence that paying housing benefit to tenants won’t harm the finances of social landlords has always been somewhat puzzling.
A coherent approach to tackling rising housing benefit and falling house building could offer a way out of the housing crisis
A further £6 million for renewable heat is welcome, but social landlords must also be included in long-term plans
- Changing course
- Power sharing
- Frosty reception
- Power surge
- Right course
- Counting the cost
- Learning to fly