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Plans for thousands of affordable homes are likely to be dropped as billions of pounds are set aside to fix the building safety crisis, UK builders have warned. Clarion Housing Group, the UK’s largest provider of affordable housing, told The Guardian it is set to build 1,800 fewer affordable p

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The UK Government has today allocated funding worth £8.6 billion for its Affordable Homes Programme which will deliver around 119,000 homes, including 57,000 for ownership, 29,600 for social rent and 6,250 affordable rural homes.

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A Scottish initiative to create jobs for people with experience of homelessness has achieved success in England. Speaking in a blog for the National Housing Federation, PA Housing chair Hattie Llewelyn-Davies said the Naumann Initiative, which was pioneered by Kingdom Housing Associat

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A new COVID-19 Housing and Employment Taskforce has launched, bringing key leaders from the housing and employment sectors together to work with government and policy makers, to ensure that the sectors - and the people and communities they serve - are best supported during the COVID-19 epidemic

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Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has announced emergency legislation to ensure no renters in England will be forced out of their home during the coronavirus pandemic. Announcing a package of measures to protect renters and landlords, Mr Jenrick said the legislation will suspend new evictions from so

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As the SFHA reveals Housing Futures as the fourth strand of its Innovation and Future Thinking programme, Lorna Wilson shares her thoughts on the announcement. In 2018, SFHA launched its Innovation and Future Thinking programme to bring members and other stakeholders together to collaboratively deve

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The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has appointed James Prestwich as its new director of policy and external affairs. Currently head of policy at the National Housing Federation, James will take up his new post at CIH on 24 February 2020.

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The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has launched a new pledge which aims to help more housing organisations tackle domestic abuse. A development of CIH’s original Make a Stand pledge, which is designed for social landlords, the Make a Stand supporters’ pledge is aimed at organisatio

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Property website Zoopla has announced plans to overhaul its rental adverts to ban posts which refuse to take renters on housing benefits. The move comes after the National Housing Federation found one in ten adverts on the Zoopla website specified "no DSS" (Department for Social Security) or "no hou

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