Housing and welfare policy need to be joined up

  The rent settlement is good news, but ministers need to ensure welfare caps don’t push up homelessness and prove to be a false economy, writes Paul Hackett (source: InsideHousing). Amid the various mishaps at the Conservative Party conference, there were two monumental announcements for housing associations and local authorities. First, the …

The g15 makes a new housing offer for London

Housing is the most important issue in London – so say businesses and the public. The reason? We are in the middle of a housing crisis which affects everyone from renters to families struggling to get on the ladder for the first time. New housing is also important to the business community because they want to ensure people can live in affordable …

Welfare reform: Inquiry

Welfare Reform: The Hyde Group gives evidence to Department for Communities and Local Government Select Committee. …

Home Truths

Release public land and protect investment to build more affordable homes, says London’s leading housing associations as new report shows hard working but low paid Londoners are priced out of the market. …