Demand for orders of public and housing association homes slumped 20 per cent in the last three months of 2015 according to figures from the Office for National Statistics. Overall for 2015, demand fell 15 per cent in year on year figures. Orders for private housing suffered worst, withRead More →

Reforms to housing benefits would push claimants into ghettos as tenants are forced to move to areas where housing is cheap but jobs scarce, HHSE warned. The local housing allowance (LHA), which replaces housing benefit, is not enough to cover private sector rent for many tenants and those whoRead More →