Regulator acts against Kent councils over safety failings

The Regulator of Social Housing has found that four councils in Kent had breached the Home Standard over a number of health and safety issues found throughout their homes. The RSH issued Regulatory Judgements against Thanet, Dover, Canterbury and Folkestone... View Article

Number of homeless deaths at highest level

A record number of homeless people died last year on the streets or in emergency shelters and hostels according to official figures from the Office for National Statistics. An estimated 726 homeless people died in England and Wales in 2018,... View Article

RTB sales fall to their lowest level in six years

The number of council homes sold to tenants under the statutory Right to Buy scheme has fallen to its lowest level for six years according to Government statistics. Councils sold 2,313 homes under the scheme in the three months from... View Article