Who will house the poor?

Inside Housing, the leading weekly magazine for housing professionals in the UK, recently reported that another large social landlord was considering no longer building homes for social or affordable rent. Second association mulls ditching sub-market rent With some large housing associations withdrawing from the development of social housing at sub-market rents and moving to the…

Former Squat Gets Makeover

A neglected and run down building that formed part of the backdrop to recent anti-squatting legislation has been refurbished and brought back into use. The property in central Hove has been empty since 2009, attracting anti-social behaviour, a police raid and two episodes of squatting which resulted in thousands of pounds worth of damage. However,…