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'I clean for Chelsea FC and live in squalor': inside illegal housing

30 January 2018, 8:00 am

Councils seem unable or unwilling to halt the growth of unlicensed, multi-occupant accommodation.

Source: The Guardian

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Council gets £13m ‘reward’ for housebuilding

30 January 2018, 8:00 am

Cash comes for keeping Council Tax low while building a high number of new homes.

Source: 24 Housing

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Report recommends ‘long-term, slow, patient investments’ in PRS

30 January 2018, 8:00 am

Researchers say social landlords can do much more to house lower income households in receipt of Housing Benefit but able to pay rent reliably.

Source: 24 Housing

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Our proposals to the supported housing consultation - Charlie Norman

29 January 2018, 8:00 am

PlaceShapers members have been campaigning hard for the past two years to secure the future of supported and sheltered housing.

Source: 24 Housing

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Well-known Derby landlord fined for hazards at flats which 'put lives at risk'

29 January 2018, 8:00 am

A Derby landlord has been ordered to pay more than £34,000 for having a series of hazards at four flats he rented out which "put lives at risk".

Source: Derby Telegraph

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Tenants' group opposes Peabody and Family Mosaic amalgamation

29 January 2018, 8:00 am

Peabody and Family Mosaic tenants have written to the association’s chief executive opposing the amalgamation of the two housing associations.

Source: Inside Housing

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Hundreds of thousands living in squalid rented homes in England

29 January 2018, 8:00 am

Estimated 338,000 properties rented by under-35s hazardous and likely to cause harm.

Source: The Guardian

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Bottom of the housing ladder: 'I feel like a squatter in my home'

29 January 2018, 8:00 am

Over 2 million people in the UK live in rented homes that actively damage their health.

Source: The Guardian

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Council rent guarantee pilot scheme benefits landlords and tenants

29 January 2018, 8:00 am

Oxford City Council has completed the first year of its pilot Rent Guarantee Scheme (RGS), with 40 tenancies already signed up to the scheme.

Source: Oxford City Council

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Housing ‘in the middle of a renaissance’

29 January 2018, 8:00 am

Council housing is undergoing a “renaissance”, according to a leading official at the Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government.

Source: Public Finance

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