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Why a new Waitrose means more evictions, and what should be done

18 August 2017, 8:00 am

Landlords shouldn’t be able to kick people out when a new shop pops up in the area. We need a change in the law.

Source: Guardian Housing Network

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Developers ‘underestimating profits’ to avoid building social housing

18 August 2017, 8:00 am

Petition mobilised across England and Wales urging councils to make development assessment documents public.

Source: 24 Housing

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Confidence in new builds falls as average house in England will have to last 2,000 years

18 August 2017, 8:00 am

The average new home in England will have to last 2,000 years if the sluggish rate of house building and replacement continues, the Local Government Association warns today.

Source: Local Government Association

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Lakanal: missed opportunities

18 August 2017, 8:00 am

The Lakanal House coroner’s inquest provided several opportunities to change the system before the tragedy at Grenfell Tower. Inside Housing’s news team looks at three areas where change came too late.

Source: Inside Housing

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St Albans poorest victims of district’s housing drought

17 August 2017, 8:00 am

St Albans’ poorest are being placed in pricey B&Bs miles from the city due to a dramatic shortage in affordable housing.

Source: The Herts Advertiser

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Some Right to Buy owners now ‘property millionaires’

16 August 2017, 8:00 am

Over 1.5 million council homes in the UK have been sold to council tenants, making millions for some.

Source: 24 Housing

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Crunch time for Universal Credit

16 August 2017, 8:00 am

The pace of the roll-out of ‘full’ Universal Credit is set to ramp up in a few months’ time. Tom Wall finds out what this could mean for social landlords and their tenants. Photography by Mark Pinder and Entertainment One (EONE).

Source: Inside Housing

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Gas caused association house explosion, police confirm

15 August 2017, 8:00 am

An explosion which destroyed a housing association home in Sunderland last week was caused by gas, police have confirmed.

Source: Inside Housing

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Families from unsafe Peckham tower blocks 'living in fear' after evacuation

15 August 2017, 8:00 am

Families living in four south London tower blocks found to be potentially unsafe say they are living in fear.

Source: London Evening Standard

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St Austell's Ocean Housing wins spot on £8bn housing panel which they say will help housing crisis

14 August 2017, 8:00 am

A construction company has said securing a spot on a panel looking to deliver £8 billion of housing on public sector land in the next four years could solve Cornwall's housing crisis.

Source: Cornwall Live

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