In this edition:

Homelessness & Rough Sleeping

Updated 10.11.17

More than 300,000 people in Britain are now homeless

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London Winter Shelters 2017-18 list published

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Court of Appeal provides important guidance on when a homeless person is 'vulnerable'

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Training

Updated 15.11.17

Tpas December training programme

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Social Housing

Updated 15.11.17

Major new CIH project will help to shape the future of social housing

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Housing Provision

Updated 13.11.17

Chartered Institute of Housing responds to fall in new homes for social rent in England

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80% of affordable homes lost due to legal loophole exploited by developers

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Housing and Care

Updated 10.11.17

Autumn edition of 'Housing with Care Matters' available

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New housing sector practice guide launched to support people with dementia

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Grenfell Tower

Updated 16.11.17

Number of victims of the Grenfell Tower fire formally identified is 70

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Update from the Grenfell Tower Inquiry

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Initial report from the Independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce

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Welfare Benefits

Updated 15.11.17

UK Government must take responsibility for consequences of Universal Credit implementation

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A year on lower benefit cap is pushing thousands into poverty

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Private Registered Providers

Updated 17.11.17

Further statement on classification of English housing associations

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Waterloo Housing Group and Fortis Living announce new partnership plan

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Discussions start on future shape of housing association sector

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Statement from ONS on provisional reclassification of social housing providers

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People in Housing

Updated 07.11.17

Former Welsh Government Minister Carl Sargeant found dead

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Winners of the Women in Housing Awards announced

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Conferences & Seminars

Updated 09.11.17

SHIFT Awards

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World Window

Updated 06.11.17

Updates from Housing Futures

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Housing Finance

Updated 22.11.17

Autumn Budget - housing and associated issues

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New research outlines ground rent risks for housing associations

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Sustainability

Updated 15.11.17

Dragons' Den returns to the SHIFT Awards

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Right to Buy

Updated 23.11.17

Statistics for 2016-17 show RTB contributes to rise in social housing sales in England

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Building & Regeneration

Updated 20.11.17

Mayor of Greater Manchester launches a new initiative to regenerate town centres

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Legislation & Court Issues

Updated 20.11.17

Call to support "Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill"

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Best Practices & Standards

Updated 08.11.17

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CT Brief, Issue No. 31: Risk & Assurance

CIH Scotland names Excellence Award winners

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Supported Housing

Updated 09.11.17

New funding strategy for supported housing outlined by Government

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Private Sector Housing

Updated 09.11.17

Bournemouth Council rejects scheme to license landlords

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Draft Tenant Fees Bill introduced to Parliament to ban letting fees for tenants

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Repairs & Maintenance

Updated 17.11.17

Salix Homes completes first in-house improvement schemes

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Richmondshire District Council working with Kirona to improve service & workforce productivity

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Housing Ombudsman

Updated 15.11.17

Housing Ombudsman launches consultation on plans for 2018-19

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