Tag Archives: social housing

Decline in home ownership and rise of renting needs a big change in government thinking says new report

Smith Institute - the end of the affiar

I have recently come across an interesting report, published by the Smith Institute called ‘The end of the affair – implications of declining home ownership’, written by Andrew Heywood. The report considers what seems to be a permanent trend – the decline in home ownership in this country.  Together with the worrying fact that thisContinue Reading

Housing Allocation and Homelessness: Law and Practice (Second Edition) by Jan Luba and Liz Davies

Housing Allocation and Homelessness: Law and Practice (Second Edition) by Jan Luba and Liz Davies

Our reviewer Giles Peaker (of Anthony Gold solicitors) should be pretty knowledgeable now on housing allocation and homelessness law, as he previously reviewed Andrew Arden’s book on the same subject. What did he make of this one? Housing Allocation and Homelessness: Law and Practice This is the second edition of this book, written by JanContinue Reading

The real cost of Government Housing Proposals

Housing benefit is due to be cut for peole unable to get work within 12 months

…..a personal if informed rant! Our regular guest blogger Ben Reeve-Lewis gets on his soapbox. The Conservative / Lib Deb coalition housing benefit plans So the new coalition government is gradually putting a plan together and have turned their eyes on housing benefit reforms. They have made bold and popular statements that appeal to manyContinue Reading



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