Putting the ‘social’ back into UK social housing rents

Calls for reductions in housing costs to boost the economy and reduce poverty have been on the increase. So how will the UK’s social housing sector approach rent increases due in April 2014? Reducing Housing Costs Faisal Islam led the way on calls for this last year, outlining how reducing housing costs would boost the…

What the #ukhousing sector can learn from Gandhi in 2014

2013: A disappointing year Hannah Fearn last week highlighted a disappointing year in which the UK social housing sector has failed to make a case against the devastating impact of welfare reform on tenants and communities. The reality of living with the consequences of reform has proved fertile material for housing to campaign upon, but…