Opinion

Hacked off

The News of the World phone tapping scandal has made great headlines over the past few weeks, but it certainly ‘hacked’ me off that it took so long for people...

The Big Society – Take That!

I was recently among the 54,000 crowd that saw Take That perform at the Sunderland Stadium of Light.

The concert itself was fantastic – a real spectacular from start to...

A vision for social housing

I read with interest 24dash.com’s current feature on reform and revolution – the top ten events that shaped social housing.

The first event on this list was the 1949 Housing...

Social housing, but not as we know it

This week saw MPs debating the plans put forward by the Coalition Government to cap housing benefit. Unsurprisingly the Labour opposition lost its motion calling for the plans to be...

Involvement, involvement, involvement

Operating within the housing sector you would expect our mantra to be ‘location, location, location’, but increasingly housing associations are becoming all about ‘involvement, involvement, involvement’.

Over the last few...

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