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The consequences of the housing benefit cut introduced in April are worse than feared, the National Housing Federation has said.   READ FULL ARTICLE Sourced ... More
Why has housing fallen off the national agenda for local authorities? We’re in the midst of a housing crisis — a calamity on which all political parties ... More
With multiple tenants crammed into decrepit properties, one London borough is taking direct action   READ FULL ARTICLE Sourced from theguardian.co.uk ... More
With just weeks to go before the benefit cap takes effect, landlords are locking out tenants supported by state benefits One of the advantages of ... More
Health and safety concerns, and the sheer growth of the sector, lead local authorities to pay more attention to private rentals READ FULL ARTICLE Sourced ... More
A Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) report released this week warned that an upcoming review of social housing minimum standards could leave a new ... More
Popular headlines may have focused on the impact of the bedroom tax, but this month has seen approximately 10 major changes to welfare (depending on ... More
Carbon monoxide poisoning affects a surprising number of social housing tenants, new evidence suggests. Yet it is easily avoided. Martin Hilditch reports In February 2011 ... More
Nine in 10 housing professionals predict increased arrears under universal credit, requiring landlords to rethink rent collection methods Housing providers could resort to door-to-door rent ... More
The residential leasehold sector is changing. Self-regulation of managing agents is on the horizon with the aim of improving the lives of leaseholders. Residential leasehold ... More