HA News

Deal To Develop First Dementia Centres of Excellence Agreed

 

Proposals to create the first state of the art Dementia Centres of Excellence in Staffordshire reached a major milestone today (Thursday) as…

Ensuring the safety of tenants

 

Landlords will be required by law to install working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in their properties.

Landlords will be…

Oh yes they will! Oh no they won’t! The political housing pantomime

 

200,000 homes will be made available to first-time buyers in England by 2020 if the Tories win the election – according to David Cameron of…

Builders get behind Scottish Government’s ‘Small Developer Scheme’

 

 

The Scottish Government’s new £30 million ‘Small Developers Scheme,’ which will form part of…

History author claims Oxford University abetted housing crisis

 

MacCulloch said that the lack of adequate housing is “to a great extent, a problem caused by the University and Colleges themselves in…

Housing market creeps up in ‘new year bounce’

 

 

Rightmove report that the housing market is showing signs of a “new year bounce,” with new sellers increasing asking prices by…

The death of the right-to-buy scheme

 

Scottish government will abolish right-to-buy in 2017. Now social housing tenants in Wales could lose the right to buy their homes if Labour…

Are Barnet council ‘social cleansing?

 

 

A Conservative council has been accused of “social cleansing” and manipulating the boundaries so as to favour one party or class -…

Are commitments to affordable housing relaxing?

 

A senior official at Westminster city council, a Conservative-led borough, has described the government’s new vacant building credit as insane…