Council adds extra houses to large affordable housing programme
A council has added an extra 29 homes to its new-build affordable housing programme.
24 Dash - Posted 04/04/2013
Ealing Council's 'foster to avoid benefits cut' call condemned
A London council has been criticised for sending out leaflets suggesting people foster a child to avoid losing benefits if they have empty bedrooms.
BBC - Posted 29/03/2013
Funding boost to tackle beds in sheds
Housing Minister Mark Prisk has pledged to “up the pressure” on criminal landlords who trap vulnerable tenants in so-called ‘beds in sheds’.
GOV.UK - Posted 28/03/2013
Direct debit council tax payment campaign saves £1m
A campaign to encourage residents to pay their council tax by direct debit has saved London councils more than £1m over the last three years.
24 Dash - Posted 20/03/2013
Demolition Kick-starts Ealing Regeneration Scheme
Leading housing provider Network Housing Group has celebrated the start of its latest regeneration project in Rectory Park, which will create 425 new homes and strengthen the existing community by providing better facilities for residents.
24 Dash - Posted 01/03/2013
Hell and high water
Each year communities across the UK are flooded leaving massive clean-up operations and destroyed lives in their wake. So why are hundreds of homes still being approved and built despite flood-risk warnings? Jess McCabe investigates
Inside Housing - Posted 01/03/2013
Landlords offered £30k to improve empty homes
Ealing Council in London has offered the owners of empty homes £30,000 to make their properties suitable to rent.
Inside Housing - Posted 25/02/2013
Home swap service to tackle welfare reform
Social landlords are to set up a national mobility scheme to help tenants move to avoid the impact of the government’s welfare reforms and to find work.
Inside Housing - Posted 22/02/2013
Why have the white British left London?
Something quite remarkable happened in London in the first decade of the new millennium. The number of white British people in the capital fell by 620,000 - equivalent to the entire population of Glasgow moving out.
BBC - Posted 20/02/2013
Housing Minister Prisk joins dawn raid on Ealing ‘beds in sheds’
Housing Minister Mark Prisk joined council officers, immigration officials, and police during a dawn raid to crack down on so-called ‘beds in sheds’ in Southall area of Ealing in London.
Northern Midlands Southern Housing - Posted 14/02/2013