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Under-fire Clarion Housing Association boss is ‘ashamed’ at state of social homes
Social Housing

Under-fire Clarion Housing Association boss is ‘ashamed’ at state of social homes

Clarion chief executive Clare Miller said the housing association is “determined to put right” problems with its social homes as MPs quiz housing bosses over quality and safety.

Social housing tenant hospitalised after ceiling collapses on her head
Social housing

Social housing tenant hospitalised after ceiling collapses on her head

Tracy Cordery had to go to A&E after part of her ceiling fell while she was cooking dinner. Social housing campaigner Kwajo Tweneboa said the incident shows action is needed to tackle unsafe homes.

Social housing tenants block roads in protest outside £345-a-head UK Housing Awards
Social housing

Social housing tenants block roads in protest outside £345-a-head UK Housing Awards

Suited and booted guests endured shouts of “shame on you” from protesters as they made their way inside.

Smoke alarms will finally be required in social housing – almost five years after Grenfell
Fire Safety

Smoke alarms will finally be required in social housing – almost five years after Grenfell

‘It’s beyond belief’: Only one social home built for every 192 households on waiting lists
Social Housing

‘It’s beyond belief’: Only one social home built for every 192 households on waiting lists

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All housing doesn’t mean good housing. We can’t let people live in squalor
Kwajo Tweneboa

All housing doesn’t mean good housing. We can’t let people live in squalor

These zero-carbon homes for homeless people offer a future for green housing
Housing

These zero-carbon homes for homeless people offer a future for green housing

Family left with sewage running down kitchen walls for months
Housing

Family left with sewage running down kitchen walls for months

How you can make your home energy efficient
Housing

How you can make your home energy efficient

Moving private renters into social homes could save the government £2billion a year
Housing

Moving private renters into social homes could save the government £2billion a year

World Homeless Day: Hungary made homelessness illegal, so activists are stepping up
Opinion

World Homeless Day: Hungary made homelessness illegal, so activists are stepping up

Londoners tackle housing crisis themselves with largest community building project yet
Housing

Londoners tackle housing crisis themselves with largest community building project yet

Make social housing warmer and greener, says minister
Housing

Make social housing warmer and greener, says minister

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Battle to build ‘the social homes that Londoners need’ dominates mayor bid
Housing

Battle to build ‘the social homes that Londoners need’ dominates mayor bid

Social housing is 98% ’empty box’ unfurnished properties, report warns
Housing

Social housing is 98% ’empty box’ unfurnished properties, report warns

Affordable housing rise in 2020 is ‘a drop in the ocean’
Housing

Affordable housing rise in 2020 is ‘a drop in the ocean’

Why we need a once-in-a-generation investment in new homes
Housing

Why we need a once-in-a-generation investment in new homes

Government ‘must get chequebook out’ to halt social housing decline
Housing

Government ‘must get chequebook out’ to halt social housing decline

Fuel poverty-tackling social housing scoops top UK architecture prize
Housing

Fuel poverty-tackling social housing scoops top UK architecture prize

Local residents given the nod to develop affordable homes in Croydon
Housing

Local residents given the nod to develop affordable homes in Croydon

George Clarke doesn’t hold back on the ministerial merry-go-round
Housing

George Clarke doesn’t hold back on the ministerial merry-go-round

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Social housing tenants forced to report building problems more than 10 times
Housing

Social housing tenants forced to report building problems more than 10 times

‘It’s a feminist issue’: New plans to solve gender inequality in housing
Housing

‘It’s a feminist issue’: New plans to solve gender inequality in housing

Deputy Mayor: Segregated play areas in London are ‘morally unacceptable’
Housing

Deputy Mayor: Segregated play areas in London are ‘morally unacceptable’

Shelter says that 3.1 million homes are needed over the next 20 years
Housing

Shelter says that 3.1 million homes are needed over the next 20 years

Why is social housing making people’s mental health worse?
Opinion

Why is social housing making people’s mental health worse?

Social housing green paper is “small step” towards tackling housing crisis
Housing

Social housing green paper is “small step” towards tackling housing crisis

Supported housing will remain in the welfare system
Housing

Supported housing will remain in the welfare system

Ed Miliband: “We’ve failed to deliver the social housing this country needs”
Housing

Ed Miliband: “We’ve failed to deliver the social housing this country needs”