UK & International news
Clarion Housing is to become the first housing association in the country to adopt a new pan-European initiative which promotes sustainability.
Published 14 November 2019
England: Housing association neighbourhood managers balloted for strike action over ‘erosion of employment conditions’
Housing managers at one of the UK’s largest housing associations are being balloted for strike action over employment conditions.
Published 5 November 2019
The UK Government’s failure to deliver a single of the intended 200,000 starter homes it promised back in 2015 has been laid bare in a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO).
Published 5 November 2019
The representative body for landlords in England and Wales has claimed that rent controls hurt tenants by drying up the supply of homes to rent and in some cases increasing rents.
Published 29 October 2019
A new study has shown a correlation between housing costs in London and the number of births in the capital since 2010.
Published 25 October 2019
A new shared ownership model which will allow housing association tenants in England to buy a stake in their home for as little as £2,000 is to go ahead, housing secretary Robert Jenrick has confirmed.
Published 17 October 2019
An English local authority has invested £18 million in return for a 50% stake in Scottish energy provider Together Energy to supply its residents with green electricity.
Published 11 October 2019
A development of council homes in Norwich was last night named the UK's best new building after winning prestigious 2019 Stirling Prize.
Published 9 October 2019
Homeowners in England will be allowed to add two storeys to their homes without having to get planning permission, under new proposals unveiled by the Conservative Party.
Published 1 October 2019
Ben Beadle is to be the chief executive of the new National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) formed from the merger of the National Landlords Association and the Residential Landlords Association.
Published 24 September 2019
Adverts encouraging landlords to remove tenants and convert homes to short-term lettings have been banned on the Transport for London (TfL) network.
Published 23 September 2019
The Chartered Institute of Housing has confirmed the appointment of Justin Cartwright CertCIH as national director for Northern Ireland.
Published 11 September 2019
Landlords in England have started to charge “pet rent” in an effort to recoup losses from a ban on unfair letting fees, according to reports.
Published 6 September 2019
The National Landlords Association (NLA) and the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) will join together to form the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) to cast a stronger voice for the private rented sector.
Published 30 August 2019
Universal Credit is causing tenants to fall behind with their rent, according to new research.
Published 23 August 2019