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Altair’s Guide to the Social Housing Green Paper

The highly anticipated green paper on social housing was released Tuesday 14th August 2018, within it some key implications for […]

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HAs must publish Gender Pay Reports by 4th April 2018

If you are a housing association which had 250 or more employees on 1st April 2017, you are required under […]

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Rent setting: Just because you could, does it mean you should?

Great article from Gemma Duggan from this weeks “Social Housing”: Rent setting: Just because you could, does it mean you […]

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Summer is here!

As summer is finally upon us, we reflect on housing and the uncertain environment that we now face. The Grenfell […]

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Ministers Setting Rents Will Have To Balance Landlords’ and Tenants’ Needs

Read Gemma Duggans article published on 5th July in Inside Housing.   Ministers setting rents will have to balance landlords’ […]

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CoCo, DevCo, WOC, WOS, HDV, LHC, whatever you call them council-owned housing companies are on the rise!

There has been rapid growth in the number of local authorities setting up housing companies. Generally called local housing companies […]

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Local Authority Right to Buy: Using, not losing your RTB receipts

Liz Anderson breaks down the rules governing how local authorities can use right to buy (RTB) receipts. The Government introduced […]

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Devolution – Affordable Housing programmes. London first, more to follow.

In November 2016, the Mayor of London released Homes for Londoners: Affordable Homes Programme 2016-21 funding guidance. It outlines how […]

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New Year, New Village

Early in the New Year we saw the Government’s announcement of the location of 14 new ‘Garden Villages’. These will […]

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We are the builders. Now is the time for the sector to stand up and be counted

During the festive break, Radio 4 had a series of experts compare last year with other years, because 2016 felt […]

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