In this edition:

Planning

Updated 02.10.18

- Government announces new housing measures - planning reform

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Housing Associations

Updated 10.10.18

- Greater Manchester Housing Providers are building much more than just homes

- Eight Salford fly-tippers caught out in clamp-down by housing association

- Metropolitan and Thames Valley Housing complete partnership

- L&Q Foundation generates £23.5 million social value

- Marking the 10-year anniversary of the formation of the A2Dominion Group in its present form

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Housing Management

Updated 01.10.18

- Updates on new procedures that have come into force

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Conferences & Seminars

Updated 01.10.18

- Smaller Housing Associations' Conference & Exhibition

- London Development Conference & Exhibition

- Scottish Factoring Network Conference

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Fire Precautions

Updated 02.10.18

- Government announces new housing measures - building safety

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Ombudsman

Updated 02.10.18

- Government announces new housing measures - New Homes Ombudsman

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Right to Buy

Updated 03.10.18

- New analysis finds Right to buy costing councils £300 million a year

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People in Housing

Updated 03.10.18

- Clare Miller appointed as Clarion Housing Group Chief Executive

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Research & Surveys

Updated 03.10.18

- Thousands of empty London properties could be used for temporary housing

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Housing and Care

Updated 03.10.18

- New films in the 'Spotlight on Extra Care Housing' video series

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Housing Finance

Updated 16.10.18

- £43 million investment in housing in Wales for the future

- Prime Minister announces council borrowing cap will be scrapped to boost house building

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Media Watch

Updated 12.10.18

- Renting rights: what England can learn from fairer systems around the world

- CT Brief available - Issue 38: Ireland edition

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Homelessness & Rough Sleeping

Updated 10.10.18

- £20 million fund launched to help homeless into private rented homes

- Home for Good: New campaign launches to prevent more people returning to rough sleeping

- Can the 'duty to refer' prevent homelessness?

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Legislation & Court Issues

Updated 11.10.18

- Updates on housing related Bills before Parliament

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Home Ownership

Updated 15.10.18

- Majority of new-build houses to be sold as freehold and new leases to be capped at just £10

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Housing Provision

Updated 15.10.18

- Co-living and micro-homes most popular solutions to housing crisis

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Housing for the Elderly

Updated 12.10.18

- Housing experts call for a Commissioner for Ageing

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Welfare Benefits

Updated 16.10.18

- Universal credit rollout delayed yet again

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