National Housing Federation
Plans for thousands of affordable homes are likely to be dropped as billions of pounds are set aside to fix the building safety crisis, UK builders have warned.
Published 18 October 2021
The UK Government has today allocated funding worth £8.6 billion for its Affordable Homes Programme which will deliver around 119,000 homes, including 57,000 for ownership, 29,600 for social rent and 6,250 affordable rural homes.
Published 31 August 2021
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has joined forces with housing association representatives in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to call on the UK Government to extend the £20 uplift in Universal Credit (UC) payments.
Published 18 August 2021
A Scottish initiative to create jobs for people with experience of homelessness has achieved success in England.
Published 25 February 2021
A new social housing charter has been launched in England which sets out reforms that aim to speed up the complaints procedure for residents and make landlords more accountable.
Published 17 November 2020
A new COVID-19 Housing and Employment Taskforce has launched, bringing key leaders from the housing and employment sectors together to work with government and policy makers, to ensure that the sectors - and the people and communities they serve - are best supported during the COVID-19 epidemic.
Published 23 April 2020
Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has announced emergency legislation to ensure no renters in England will be forced out of their home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Published 19 March 2020
Hundreds of housing associations from every part of the UK have come together to launch an ambitious innovation programme to tackle the biggest challenges in the sector.
Published 19 February 2020
As the SFHA reveals Housing Futures as the fourth strand of its Innovation and Future Thinking programme, Lorna Wilson shares her thoughts on the announcement.
Published 16 January 2020
Rhys Moore has been appointed as executive director of public impact at the National Housing Federation.
Published 28 November 2019
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has appointed James Prestwich as its new director of policy and external affairs.
Published 27 November 2019
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has launched a new pledge which aims to help more housing organisations tackle domestic abuse.
Published 9 April 2019
Property website Zoopla has announced plans to overhaul its rental adverts to ban posts which refuse to take renters on housing benefits.
Published 15 March 2019
In another blog marking his time as chief executive of the National Housing Federation, David Orr explores the role politics has played in the story of the housing association sector.
Published 27 September 2018
In the latest in a series of blogs looking back at his time as chief executive of the National Housing Federation, David Orr writes why he thinks some people say housing associations have lost their social purpose (and why it’s simply not true).
Published 27 September 2018