SELECTED RECENT POSTS


Tenants' Rights

New government campaign aims to empower social housing residents to raise complaints

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Ombudsman

The Housing Ombudsman appoints its first Independent Reviewer of Service Complaints

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Severe maladministration finding for excessive delays

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Housing Provision

Plans for 1,500 affordable homes on Dagenham car plant site

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Landmark council housing scheme set for green light

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Mayor launches search for partner to build homes on Met driving school

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Conferences & Seminars

Forthcoming conference and exhibition diary

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Grenfell Tower

Evidence submitted during March at the Second Phase of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry

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Information Technology

IT Eye Update - an overview of recent news from IT organisations working with social landlords

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Social Landlords

Hyde launches a new environmental, social and governance framework that will underpin its social purpose

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Housing Plus - taking a look at how social landlords often go 'a step further'

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Legislation & Court Issues

Fire Safety Bill returns to the Lords

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Updates on housing related Bills before Parliament

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Affordable Housing

Salix Homes launches affordable home-ownership brand to deliver more housing in Salford

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Supporting People

The newly named Supporting Families programme to support some of the most vulnerable families in society

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Mayor to prioritise housing for key workers

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Gypsy & Traveller Sites

A new guide for housing associations to providing fantastic homes for Gypsies and Travellers

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Homelessness & Rough Sleeping

Homeless Link launching a campaign to raise the profile of homelessness in the forthcoming local elections in England

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Expanded Changing Futures programme will help more adults facing multiple issues such as homelessness and substance misuse

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JCVI advises prioritising homeless people and rough sleepers for COVID-19 vaccine plus update re Government's acceptance of the recommendation

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Ending women's homelessness: the next chapter

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Best Practices & Standards

CIH sets the standards for professionalism across housing

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Welfare Benefits

High Court rules DWP's universal credit deductions policy unlawful

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Supported Housing

Pilots to improve supported housing for vulnerable people extended

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Housing Finance

New White Paper explores the benefits of flexible rent services

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Councils in England will have more freedom on how they spend the money from homes sold through Right to Buy

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Sustainability & Eco Housing

Communication is key if social landlords are to deliver the decarbonisation agenda say PlaceShapers and Tpas

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