HA News

New powers for councils to deliver homes for local families

 

Councils will receive new powers to help them deliver the homes their communities need under proposed regulations published this week by…

CIH launches new domestic abuse pledge for housing organisations

 

A new pledge to tackle domestic abuse in housing has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Housing.

2% of councils say new development is meeting demand for affordable homes

 

2% of councils in England say that new development in their area meets policy requirements for affordable housing, according to a report by…

England short of four million homes

 

Leading housing and homelessness charities call for the Government action to tackle the true extent of the housing shortage, ahead of its…

Rogue landlords ‘named and shamed’

 

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has hailed a major milestone in his efforts to ‘name and shame’ the capital’s unscrupulous landlords and…

Social housing professionals invited get to grips with growing issue of moisture in properties

 

Social housing professionals invited get to grips with growing issue of moisture in properties at trade body event

New report calls for greater powers for Mayor to get land for homes

 

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and local authorities should be given greater powers to get more land into development for new homes in order…

Government commits to major building safety reforms

 

Government has listened to concerns and will consult on banning the use of combustible materials in cladding systems on high-rise residential…

Government action to end letting fees

 

A new government bill to ban letting fees across England is set to save tenants millions of pounds and make the market fairer and more…

Baby boomers hit by ‘shattering impact’ of housing crisis

 

Half a million baby boomers hit by unaffordable rents and lack of suitable housing, as housing benefit bill for pensioners set to double.…

Latest figures illustrate desperate need for new genuinely affordable homes

 

Terrie Alafat, chief executive of CIH, says new figures from the Office for National Statistics demonstrate the desperate need for new…