24 January, 2011
24 January, 2011
Citizens Advice responds to government consultation on social housing reform.
21 January, 2011
Joseph Rowntree Foundation response to government consultation on social housing reform.
20 January, 2011
Housing Minister announces funding for councils to offer tenants a dedicated officer to find them smaller properties.
18 January, 2011
Communities and Local Government guide describes the main measures of the Localism Bill including reform to housing decisions.
Chartered Institute of Housing responds 'cautiously' to the government's consultation on social housing reform.
17 January, 2011
14 January, 2011
St Mungo's and Homeless Link will be linking with the Centre for Mental Health and others to urge councils to make cuts at the level suggested by Government.
13 January, 2011
November and December updates, as published in the Legal Action Magazine, now available from the Garden Court Chambers website.
11 January, 2011
New regulations that amend application procedure and add income-based employment and support allowance to list of benefits that can lead to grant entitlement.
The Respect Standard, which is designed to drive up landlords’ performance on preventing and tackling anti-social behaviour, will now be run by housing professionals rather than central government.
Tenants with a track record of anti-social behaviour will be evicted from their council or housing association property much more quickly under new government plans
10 January, 2011
Government's New Homes Bonus will match any council tax raised for every empty property brought back into use.
Issue 200 of Garden Court Chambers' Housing Law Bulletin is now available.
7 January, 2011
Communities Secretary announces end to rules that can mean people who leave their house empty for more than six months risk having it seized by their local authority.
6 January, 2011
Shelter research reveals how people constantly struggling with their housing costs are being forced to take drastic measures in order to keep a roof over their head.
5 January, 2011
Research commissioned by Crisis reveals the desperate measures individuals take to get off the streets and find a place to sleep.
4 January, 2011
New Crisis research that provides an overview of the recent history and causes of and policy responses to single homelessness.
Issue 199 of Garden Court Chambers' Housing Law Bulletin is now available.
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