In this edition:

People in Housing

Updated 10.05.18

- Search for CIH's next vice president begins

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Health & Safety

Updated 02.05.18

- Government to launch review into carbon monoxide alarms

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Affordable Housing

Updated 29.05.18

- Senior Conservative councillors urge Government to invest more in low-cost rented homes

- Welsh affordable housing review gets independent oversight

- Planning deregulation reduces local authorities' ability to secure affordable homes as homelessness rises

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Best Practices & Standards

Updated 08.05.18

- Record numbers attend UK Housing Awards final

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Fire Precautions

Updated 18.05.18

- Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: final report

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Social Housing

Updated 29.05.18

- Report concludes that the fixed-term tenancies framework should be abandoned

- Making the connection between social housing and economic growth

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Grenfell Tower

Updated 22.05.18

- Government announces it will fully fund unsafe cladding removal in social housing

- Is £400 million enough to cover the costs of replacement of cladding to high rise residential blocks

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Homelessness & Rough Sleeping

Updated 24.05.18

- Five innovative homeless shelters from around the World

- Should we give to people who beg?

- Housing Secretary James Brokenshire awards funding to reduce rough sleeping

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Sustainability

Updated 11.05.18

- Local government leaders to Ministry of Housing: Don't hold us back on green homes

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Housing Provision

Updated 04.05.18

- New research reveals local councillors think housing crisis is getting worse

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Building & Regeneration

Updated 10.05.18

- Nearly 80% of builders call for a licensing scheme to crush the cowboys

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Ombudsman

Updated 03.05.18

- Ombudsman services releases findings of housing dialogue

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Housing Associations

Updated 01.05.18

- Southern Housing Group completes major stock acquisition

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Security of Tenure

Updated 29.05.18

- Second Successions?

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