In this edition:

Repairs & Maintenance

Updated 09.01.17

Sovereign set to bring maintenance for Devon homes in-house

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Right to Buy

Updated 18.01.17

Blog Watch: Local authority Right to Buy: Using, not losing your RTB receipts

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Research report for Voluntary Right to Buy pilot published

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Wandsworth Council launches Right to Part Buy home policy

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Heating & Energy Efficiency

Updated 19.01.17

Moixa, Northern Powergrid and Energise Barnsley to link 40 homes in virtual power plant

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Extra £40 million for warm homes and green growth in Wales

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Housing Strategy

Updated 19.01.17

Housing in England: overview

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Lessons from Germany to fix the UK's housing crisis

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Building Our Homes, Communities and Future: The LGA housing commission final report

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Housing Finance

Updated 11.01.17

Council joins forces with local company to invest in new homes

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Affordable homes programme: how the first £1.28 billion is being shared out

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£7 billion for affordable homes released

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Homelessness & Rough Sleeping

Updated 18.01.17

Government backs Homelessness Bill with £48 million for councils

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Meeting the emotional and psychological needs of young homeless people

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Social Bite's homeless village plan labelled 'well-intentioned but ineffective'

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The Prime Minister unveiled plans for new homelessness prevention schemes

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People in Housing

Updated 18.01.17

Genesis appoints new Chairman

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Chartered Institute of Housing appoints new director in Wales

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Conferences & Seminars

Updated 05.01.17

Board Members' Conference

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Affordable Home Ownership Conference

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Regulation Conference

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Antisocial Behaviour

Updated 05.01.17

Period of conduct in ASB injunctions

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Health & Housing

Updated 05.01.17

The next steps for integrating health, housing and the built environment - new models of care and early indications from Healthy New Towns

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Home Ownership

Updated 09.01.17

Orbit expands home ownership offer with £4.6 million funding

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Green light for construction of thousands of new Starter Homes

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Building & Regeneration

Updated 09.01.17

70% of builders report material price hikes, warns FMB

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Tens of thousands of quick-build homes set to tackle housing crisis

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Planning

Updated 06.01.17

The Neighbourhood Planning Bill's delegated powers - information document

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Housing & Care

Updated 09.01.17

Housing sector explores partnerships with NHS to cut delayed discharges

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Private Sector Housing

Updated 12.01.17

Proposals for change in Northern Ireland's private rented sector

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Families with children hit by insecurity in the private rented sector

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Housing Management

Updated 11.01.17

Loft conversion scheme helps families in overcrowded homes

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Benefits & Grants

Updated 13.01.17

Scottish Flexibilities for Universal Credit

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Best Practice & Standards

Updated 16.01.17

Innovative housing project? Enter the World Habitat Awards 2017-18!

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Housing Ombudsman

Updated 16.01.17

Housing Ombudsman launches consultation on 2017-18 plans and budget

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Housing Benefit

Updated 23.01.17

Housing benefit claimants increasingly shut out of private rental market

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Promise to mitigate Bedroom Tax must be honoured say NI housing associations

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Private Registered Providers

Updated 19.01.17

Designate Board and Executive team announced for new Peabody

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Information Technology

Updated 20.01.17

Cross-sector consortium launches ground-breaking project to create shared Data Standard for the housing sector

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Housing Provision

Updated 18.01.17

Nearly 250,000 of the cheapest rented homes will be lost between 2012 and 2020

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JV North to invest £335.5 million to build nearly 3,000 homes

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Network Homes to create transformational regeneration scheme in Southall Housing Zone

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