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Housing and Planning Act 2016

Housing and Planning Act 2016

16 May 2016

The Bill has passed through Parliament and received Royal Assent despite a lot of opposition from tenants, Council, T...

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Housing and Planning Bill 2015

Housing and Planning Bill 2015

22 Jan 2016

The Bill will bring in far reaching changes to the availability, accessibility and cost of social housing. Whilst it ...

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Update on the 'bedroom tax'

Update on the 'bedroom tax'

13 Jan 2014

The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has made an announcement on the 'bedroom tax'. Tenants are to be recomp...

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Community cashback

Community cashback

30 Jul 2013

Starter grants of up to £3,000 are available to tenants groups who are interested in 'Community cashback' agreements ...

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Government spending review

Government spending review

28 Jun 2013

This week the Chancellor, George Osbourne, outlined the implications for housing from the Government's spending revie...

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Affordable rent programme

Affordable rent programme

21 Jan 2013

Mark Prisk, the Housing Minister, has said that the future of the affordable rent programme will be announced within ...

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New Housing Minister

New Housing Minister

12 Sep 2012

Under the Cabinet reshuffle Mark Prisk has been made the new housing minister.  He takes over from Grant Shapps.  He ...

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Anti-social behaviour

Anti-social behaviour

23 May 2012

The Home Secretary Theresa May has said she wants to press ahead with proposals to replace the different powers (includi...

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Homelessness

Homelessness

11 May 2012

The Housing Minister Grant Shapps has warned 20 Councils to improve the way they deal with homeless people. He is concer...

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