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Wordpress Housing choice for those who can afford it 28 June 2015 3543
Observer Tory RTB plan threatens mass sell-off of council homes 28 June 2015 3542
Wordpress RTB 'one for one' replacement scam 28 June 2015 3544
Guardian Right to Buy sales hit 7 year high 27 June 2015 3541
24dash.com Evictions, child poverty, homelessness - warning over new benefit cap 26 June 2015 3540
Guardian How developers exploit planning system to minimise affordable housing 26 June 2015 3539
Independent Extend Right to Buy to tenants of private landlords, says Corbyn 25 June 2015 3538
24dash.com IDS warned of social housing evictions risk 24 June 2015 3537
Guardian Number of homeless families in B&B rises 300% in 5 years 24 June 2015 3536
Guardian UK tenants pay more rent than Europe 24 June 2015 3535
Guardian Disability campaigners clash with police inside commons 24 June 2015 3534
Inside Housing Moving homes to avoid RTB sales won't work 23 June 2015 3533
24dash.com Build to save 19 June 2015 3532
Guardian Election opened Tory eyes to disaster of bedroom tax 19 June 2015 3531
Vice Media London council U-turn on fining £1,000 for being homeless 18 June 2015 3530
24dash.com Build 100,000 social homes a year and slash housing benefit bill 17 June 2015 3529
Guardian Average London rents hit £1,500 16 June 2015 3528
Guardian We aren't shouting loudly enough 15 June 2015 3527
Guardian Right to Buy extension is criminal, claims Diane Abbot 15 June 2015 3526
Inside Housing Right to Buy cash ring-fencing 'won't work' 15 June 2015 3525
Morning Star Khan calls on MPs to ban sale of social housing 15 June 2015 3524
24dash.com Clark and Reynolds go head to head on RTB 11 June 2015 3522
Guardian When is house not a home 11 June 2015 3521
Guardian UK house prices will rise 25% in next 5 years 11 June 2015 3520
Inside Housing Reduction of 35 ALMOs in 5 years 10 June 2015 3518
Southwark News Southwark to lose 500 council homes a year 07 June 2015 3517
24dash.com Govt could fast track watered down RTB 05 June 2015 3511
Inside Housing Labour to press government on secret RTB costs 04 June 2015 3510
24dash.com Housing benefit to be targeted in welfare cuts - IFS 04 June 2015 3509
Guardian Crisis in housing 04 June 2015 3508
24dash.com Housing's 'great' savage plan to extend RTB 04 June 2015 3507
Unite the community Housing is a human right 04 June 2015 3506
Inside Housing Council homes sell-off could see 5bn flow out of London 03 June 2015 3505
24dash.com Right to Buy spat dominates PMQs 03 June 2015 3504
Guardian Calling UK tenants - time for Berlin-style rent controls 03 June 2015 3503
Guardian Reduced benefit cap could be killer blow for social housing 02 June 2015 3501
Morning Star Kerslake tells of serious concerns with Right to Buy 01 June 2015 3500
Observer The Tory housing policy with no redeeming features 31 May 2015 3499
Guardian Benefit cap could drop 40,000 children into poverty 30 May 2015 3497
London Residential Research Right to Buy 1 for 1 replacement impossible 30 May 2015 3496
24dash.com London to lose thousands of concil homes - research 29 May 2015 3493
Morning Star Nonsense sell-off to fund Right to Buy 29 May 2015 3492
Inside Housing Queen's speech confirms RTB extension 27 May 2015 3491
Morning Star 863 Right to Buy sell-offs replaced by just 2 homes (Greater Manchester) 27 May 2015 3490
Inside Housing Right to Buy juggling act 26 May 2015 3489
24dash.com Government releases details of RTB extension 26 May 2015 3488
Guardian Housing bill to include RTB extension in Queen's speech 26 May 2015 3487
Guardian Right to Buy 'will not deplete social housing stock' 26 May 2015 3486
Guardian Ex-council homes are a 'gold mine' for landlords 26 May 2015 3485
Guardian Housing crisis will halve young homeowners in five years 25 May 2015 3475
24dash.com Private rents hit all-time high 25 May 2015 3476
Inside Housing Fewer than 1 in 5 social tenants voted Tory 25 May 2015 3477
Morning Star Cambridge residents make stand against housing sell-off 25 May 2015 3474
Inside Housing Boris admits legitimate concerns over Right to Buy extension 21 May 2015 3473
Inside Housing Rent fears as UK enters deflation 20 May 2015 3472
Morning Star Protesters reoccupy Guinness estate flat 20 May 2015 3471
Guardian Social landlords expect new wave of homelessness 18 May 2015 3470
Guardian Tenant evictions reach six-year high as amid rising rents and benefit cuts 16 May 2015 3468
24dash.com Duncan hails success of benefit cap as evictions hit record levels 15 May 2015 3466
Inside Housing DCLG bars release of Right to Buy analysis 14 May 2015 3465
Morning Star 'Save our Homes', tenants demand 14 May 2015 3464
24dash.com New party to run housing candidate for Mayor of London 13 May 2015 3463
Morning Star Charge dropped for Focus E15 activist 13 May 2015 3462
Cambridge News 30 homes at Cambridge development sold abroad 13 May 2015 3461
Guardian £800 million shortfall on social housing in London since 2011 12 May 2015 3460
Inside Housing IDS re-appointed to lead welfare cuts 11 May 2015 3459
24dash.com Cameron ditches Eric Pickles 11 May 2015 3458
Inside Housing Landlords to rethink strategies following Tory win 08 May 2015 3457
24dash.com What a Conservative government means for housing 08 May 2015 3456
Inside Housing 6 housing policies the coalition will be remembered for 07 May 2015 3455
24dash.com Editor's opinion - the inside story of the housing election 07 May 2015 3454
Guardian London council social cleansing row 07 May 2015 3453
Cambridge News Cambridge's most expensive apartment 06 May 2015 3448
Wordpress Swindon tenant wins bedroom taxd appeal on room size 06 May 2015 3449
24dash.com Housing associations concerned over Libdems failure to red line RTB 06 May 2015 3451
24dash.com Opinion - we're ready to join the Renter's Army 06 May 2015 3452
Morning Star Westminster buys sold off council homes 06 May 2015 3450
Morning Star Housing worries prospective MPs 04 May 2015 3447
Independent Battle for Brixton 02 May 2015 3446
Inside Housing The rise of the housing activist 01 May 2015 3445
Inside Housing Surge in families shipped out of London 30 April 2015 3444
Morning Star Put empty homes up for sale - IPPR 30 April 2015 3443
Independent Good case to support rent control 30 April 2015 3442
Independent Over 50,000 families shipped out of London 30 April 2015 3441
24dash.com Shelter: just 43 affordable properties 29 April 2015 3440
Guardian Just 43 homes affordable for first-time buyers in London 29 April 2015 3439
Cambridge News Luxury development of 143 homes in Cambridge - just EIGHT affordable 29 April 2015 3438
Inside Housing Right to Buy bill within 100 days of new government 27 April 2015 3437
Guardian UK house bulding plans fall down on lack of bricks and bricklayers 27 April 2015 3436
Morning Star Activists attack estate agent's in anti-gentrification protest 27 April 2015 3435
Guardian Housing crisis will not be cured by political sticking plaster 26 April 2015 3427
Inside Housing Extending RTB would worsen UK's finance position 25 April 2015 3426
Morning Star Private tenants face steeper rent rises 25 April 2015 3425
Morning Star 'Wheels are coming off' Tories' Right to Buy gimmick 25 April 2015 3424
Socialist Worker We need housing, not more sell-offs 24 April 2015 3423
Inside Housing Government considered RTB extension unreasonable 20 April 2015 3422
Guardian Why I would never buy my housing association home 20 April 2015 3421
Morning Star Liverpool homeless campaigners seize old bank for shelter 20 April 2015 3420
Socialist Review Housing minus the market 19 April 2015 3419
Inside Housing Landlords only able to replace 1 in 5 (preserved) Right to Buy homes 17 April 2015 3417
Guardian Councils pay private landlords up to £4,000 to house tenants 17 April 2015 3416
Inside Housing Second rating agency warns of Right to Buy impact 16 April 2015 3415
Guardian Most Londoners oppose Right to Buy - new poll 16 April 2015 3414
24dash.com Editors opinion: Housing Associations officially at war with the Conservative Party 15 April 2015 3413
Guardian Tory Right to Buy policy attacked by big business 15 April 2015 3412
Morning Star Tories unleash plan for new Right to Buy raid on social homes 15 April 2015 3411
24dash.com Right to Buy assault on housing associations 14 April 2015 3410
24dash.com A bad dream? Shocked sector awakes to Tory RTB extension 14 April 2015 3409
Guardian Right to Buy: how will it work? 14 April 2015 3408
Guardian Tories deny RTB housing association pledge is unaffordable 14 April 2015 3407
Inside Housing Councils forced to sell expensive homes under Tory RTB plan 14 April 2015 3406
Inside Housing Tories pledge to extend Right To Buy to housing associations 14 April 2015 3405
24dash.com Labour puts 'affordable' housing at heart of manifesto 13 April 2015 3404
Guardian Young people increasingly giving up on owning home 07 April 2015 3401
Inside Housing Councils in rent rebellion 03 April 2015 3400
Guardian Tenant wins battle to stop Westminster moving her out of London 03 April 2015 3399
24dash.com Council spending £140,000 on spiked fence around Aylesbury Estate 01 April 2015 3398
24dash.com Disabled couple's High Court bedroom tax victory 01 April 2015 3397
Inside Housing Cash payments instead of affordable housing 01 April 2015 3396
Guardian The slow death of social housing 01 April 2015 3395
Morning Star Fed up E15 Mums occupy Buckingham Palace [April 1st...??] 01 April 2015 3394
24dash.com Affordable rent - who charges what? 30 March 2015 3393
24dash.com Shock, anger and dismay at rise in homelessness 30 March 2015 3392
Inside Housing Durham negotiates April stock transfer date 30 March 2015 3391
Guardian Housing: Are we reaching a tipping point? 30 March 2015 3390
Daily Telegraph Rich tenants splash £100 million on London rent in 10 weeks 30 March 2015 3389
Wordpress What future for council housing? 29 March 2015 3388
Inside Housing Landlords threaten legal action over RTB extension 25 March 2015 3387
Inside Housing Conservatives extending RTB to housing associations 23 March 2015 3386
24dash.com Council spends £20 milllion buying back homes sold under RTB 23 March 2015 3385
24dash.com Now is the time to build new social housing 19 March 2015 3383
Inside Housing Sector unites for 'homes for Britain' 19 March 2015 3382
24dash.com Sector unconvinced by Osborne's 'Help to Buy' 19 March 2015 3381
Guardian Sleepover protest led by Russell Brand 19 March 2015 3380
Socialist Worker Aylesbury estate demo says 'leave our homes alone' 19 March 2015 3379
Guardian Tenants hit by bedroom tax suffer range of health problems 16 March 2015 3375
Morning Star Housing activists reoccupy estate 16 March 2015 3374
Observer Britain's housing crisis 15 March 2015 3371
Inside Housing Anger over plans to limit PRS licensing 12 March 2015 3370
24dash.com London Assembly passes SHOUT motion 11 March 2015 3369
Guardian The £50 billion for HS2 would be better spent on new homes 10 March 2015 3368
Morning Star 'They have the power and we don't have anything' 10 March 2015 3367
Inside Housing New Universal Credit rules will hit 200,000 people 05 March 2015 3356
Guardian Housing affordability ranked most urgent issue facing councils 05 March 2015 3355
Guardian Eddie Izzard backs tenants facing eviction 05 March 2015 3354
Morning Star We need homes for the people 05 March 2015 3353
Inside Housing Tories confirm starter homes can replace affordable housing 03 March 2015 3352
Guardian How long should a severely disabled child wait for housing? 03 March 2015 3351
Inside Housing NIHE throws doubt on transfers 26 February 2015 3350
24dash.com English home ownership drops to 29 year low 25 February 2015 3349
Inside Housing Government massively overestimated Right to Buy replacements 24 February 2015 3348
24dash.com 33,000 social homes lost to Right to Buy since 2012 24 February 2015 3347
Morning Star Housing activists will descend on City Hall 23 February 2015 3346
Morning Star Tory twosome attack housing 21 February 2015 3345
Inside Housing Osborne offers cash as Righ to Buy alternative 20 February 2015 3343
Guardian Guinness partnership defers eviction 20 February 2015 3342
Morning Star Occupation forces delay to South London evictions 20 February 2015 3341
Inside Housing Domestic violence victim loses high court bedroom tax case 19 February 2015 3340
Evening Standard Six arrests during eviction of housing activists 19 February 2015 3339
Morning Star Aylesbury activists seize new block 19 February 2015 3338
Socialist Worker Tenants fight back against evictions 18 February 2015 3336
Guardian Battersea huge building project not for Londoners 14 February 2015 3334
24dash.com Sector 'speechless' over plan to give away social homes 13 February 2015 3333
Guardian 'Gifting' council houses is a breathtakingly stupid idea 13 February 2015 3332
Daily Mirror Tory plan to give away council houses dismissed as 'bonkers' 12 February 2015 3331
Morning Star Locals vow to stop bedroom tax eviction 11 February 2015 3330
Morning Star Renters' Robin Hood could claw back Landlords' bung 10 February 2015 3327
City Metric Planning loopholes which screw over affordable housing 10 February 2015 3329
Guardian Another economic crash is coming (video) 10 February 2015 3328
Inside Housing Bedroom tax blow for separated parents 09 February 2015 3326
Guardian Private landlords gain £26.7 billion from UK taxpayers 09 February 2015 3325
Morning Star Southwark U-turn over ban on social tenants 09 February 2015 3324
Socialist Worker Marches and occupation show anger over housing crisis 06 February 2015 3323
24dash.com Official figures masking true scale of homelessness 04 February 2015 3322
Independent Affordable housing? Tell me another... 04 February 2015 3321
24dash.com Mayor (Robin Wales) breached code of conduct in squabble with E15 campaigners 03 February 2015 3320
Guardian Labour condemns housing policy 'chaos' 03 February 2015 3319
Morning Star Thousands brave rain to bash Boris 02 February 2015 3318
Guardian Why march for homes? Focus E15 campaign 01 February 2015 3317
Guardian Why I'm joining march for homes 01 February 2015 3316
Guardian Thousands gather to protest against lack of affordable housing 31 January 2015 3315
Evening Standard Campaigners march to City Hall in protest over London housing crisis 31 January 2015 3314
24dash.com RTB to have devastating impact on London's council housing 27 January 2015 3313
Morning Star Activists construct make-shift home at Lewisham town hall 27 January 2015 3312
Inside Housing Coalition fails to achieve housing goals 27 January 2015 3311
Inside Housing Wrong to Buy 27 January 2015 3310
Red Brick Selling the family silver 27 January 2015 3309
Observer Coalition fails to deliver on RTB pledge to build affordable homes 25 January 2015 3308
24dash.com Tories plan to extend Righ to Buy to housing associations 25 January 2015 3307
Guardian Housing march to protest against lack of affordable homes in London 25 January 2015 3306
Wordpress An undisclosed policy of ending social rent 22 January 2015 3304
Wordpress Unsustainable rent increases 22 January 2015 3303
Wordpress Why is housing benefit bill still rising? 22 January 2015 3305
Socialist Worker March for homes to fight London's housing crisis 22 January 2015 3302
24dash.com Mayor releases £145 million to repair London council homes 21 January 2015 3296
Inside Housing Wot? no social housing 15 January 2015 3295
Evening Standard 'No social housing' in our luxury tower block, boasts developer 15 January 2015 3294
Guardian 'bad policy' sees huge drop in in homes for social rent 15 January 2015 3293
Guardian Families cheated out of homes 13 January 2015 3292
Morning Star Millions syphoned from Right to Buy 12 January 2015 3291
Observer Disabled tenants to challenge bedroom tax in Supreme Court 11 January 2015 3290
Inside Housing Treasury grabs £358m of Right to Buy receipts 09 January 2015 3289
24dash.com Arrears rocket in Wales 08 January 2015 3288
Morning Star Public inquiry to consider unaffordable homes scandal 08 January 2015 3287
24dash.com The privatisation of housing associations is inevitable 07 January 2015 3281
Inside Housing Flexible tenure plan could halt repossession crisis 9 February 2007
Inside Housing Plea for Europe’s billions 9 February 2007
Inside Housing Social home building halves in seven years 9 February 2007
London Survey highlights concerns over affordable housing 7 February 2007
BBC No place like home... 4 February 2007
Inside Housing Brown to be quizzed on poverty targets shortfall 1 February 2007
Inside Housing Council’s homelessness policy illegal 1 February 2007
Inside Housing Repossessions soar by 65 per cent in a single year 1 February 2007
Inside Housing Homeless pushed into private rented sector 1 February 2007
Inside Housing Flotation considered by many of sector’s big hitters 26 January 2007
Inside Housing Cornwall fails to consult tenants on takeover plan 26 January 2007
Guardian Housing that will make you feel good 17 January 2007
BBC Council extends home buying curbs 15 January 2007
Guardian Social housing flotations rejected 15 January 2007
Inside Housing Associations told: you’re not listening to tenants 12 January 2007
Inside Housing Blair's bequest 12 January 2007
Inside Housing One third of employers ditch final salary pensions 12 January 2007
Inside Housing Associations eager to seize investment opportunity 12 January 2007
Inside Housing Pinnacle’s profits climb by more than 50 per cent 5 January 2007
Inside Housing Finance corporation to offer loans at bargain price 5 January 2007
Inside Housing Transfer plans push councillor to switch sides 5 January 2007
Inside Housing Second thoughts 5 January 2007
Inside Housing Structural imbalance 15 December 2006
Inside Housing Great expectations (Scottish transfers) 14 December 2006
Inside Housing Federation cries foul over anti-stock transfer advert 14 December 2006
Inside Housing Leading ALMOs forced to make cuts 8 December 2006
BBC Tenants fight ALMO 2 December 2006
The Press Exposed: £554K spent on vote 2 December 2006
Inside Housing Fourth negative ballot puts transfer policy in spotlight 23 November 2006
Inside Housing Duo could form biggest UK provider 23 November 2006
Inside Housing Complacency must not hold back estate progress 23 November 2006
Inside Housing Rouse: cuts mean more associations will go under 23 November 2006
BBC Tenants reject housing transfer 22 November 2006
BBC Many council estates 'improving' 21 November 2006
Salisbury Journal Volunteers battle to save council houses 11 November 2006
Guardian The tenants' rebellion 11 November 2006
Inside Housing End of the line for Scottish transfer 9 November 2006
BBC Scotland: Housing policy collapse? 1 November 2006
Inside Housing ‘Financial backsliding’ could deny tenants a decent home 27 October 2006
Inside Housing Profitable rent hikes in the pipeline as inflation peaks 27 October 2006
Public Finanace Decent homes delay angers Almos 27 October 2006
Inside Housing Council pushed regulator to lower own ALMO’s rating 27 October 2006
Glasgow Herald Homes transfer will cost £500m 26 October 2006
Inside Housing Scottish Executive rapped as tenants scupper transfers 20 October 2006
Inside Housing Record number of stock transfers to be put on hold 20 October 2006
Inside Housing Whitehall warns: extend 2010 spending deadline or final funding round blocked 20 October 2006
Inside Housing Corporation contemplates scrutiny powers for councils 20 October 2006
Inside Housing Livingstone seeks bigger say on landlords’ budgets 20 October 2006
Inside Housing High earners in affordable homes dispute 20 October 2006
Inside Housing Changing the guard 20 October 2006
Inside Housing Pensions doubt stalls proposed Wales merger 20 October 2006
Scunthorpe Telegraph Soaring salaries for senior housing staff 15 October 2006
BBC Key worker housing 'mis-sold' 15 October 2006
BBC Pensioner Homes Threatened 12 October 2006
Public Finanace Labour promises fresh look at fourth option 6 October 2006
Inside Housing Decent deadline stretched 6 October 2006
Inside Housing Tower Hamlets’ agenda of choice stopped in its tracks 6 October 2006
Inside Housing Tories vow to let providers off the regulatory leash 6 October 2006
Guardian First homes out of reach of majority of recent graduates 6 October 2006
Socialist Worker Tower Hamlets tenants’ victory over housing privatisation 6 October 2006
Inside Housing Brown's grand ambition 29 September 2006
24dash.com Tower Hamlets residents say 'no' to stock transfer 29 September 2006
Inside Housing Cooper wades into tenancy for life debate 29 September 2006
Inside Housing Anger at one day’s notice for Tower Hamlets ballot 29 September 2006
Inside Housing Labour conference hears critics of ownership drive 29 September 2006
Socialist Worker Labour Party conference delegates vote for council housing - for third time 27 September 2006
24dash.com Labour leadership suffers conference defeat over council housing 27 September 2006
Guardian Labour leadership defeated over housing 27 September 2006
Socialist Worker Tenants’ ‘independent’ adviser accused of backing privatisers 27 September 2006
Local London Housing company holds closure plan 27 September 2006
Guardian Home improvement plan is unaffordable, says Kelly 26 September 2006
Public Finanace RSL tenants ‘want more choice’ 22 September 2006
Guardian Concern raised over housing's fat cats 20 September 2006
News Shopper We won’t be moved 20 September 2006
24dash.com 'Rent rise scandal in Brighton' 18 September 2006
Salisbury Journal Tenants' adviser issues apology over VAT bills 15 September 2006
Inside Housing Money box bonuses 15 September 2006
Inside Housing ‘Fourth option’ debate to ignite Labour conference 15 September 2006
Public Finance Comment – Confused? You will be, by John Perry 15 September 2006
Inside Housing ‘No justice’ in salary hikes 15 September 2006
Inside Housing Kelly’s review throws up challenge to tenancy for life 15 September 2006
Guardian Unlimited Kelly reneges on social housing promise 6 September 2006
Guardian The home ownership horse looks set to run and run 23 August 2006
Inside Housing Right to buy sales figures hit rock bottom 18 August 2006
Inside Housing Police launch lettings fraud probe at GHA 18 August 2006
Inside Housing ALMOs could revolutionise service delivery 18 August 2006
Inside Housing Two years to spend £1.5 billion 18 August 2006
Inside Housing Freedoms in return for cash 11 August 2006
Inside Housing Motion to derail Labour’s housing policy unveiled 11 August 2006
Inside Housing Nottingham City Homes’ £73m shortfall 11 August 2006
Inside Housing Parties join to oppose council’s last ditch ALMO bid 11 August 2006
Inside Housing ALMOs to weigh up value of pushing work past 2010 11 August 2006
The Times The cracked road to rack and ruin 28 July 2006
24dash.com First-time buyers face '£5,000 deposit shortfall' 21 July 2006
Daily Mail Home improvements 'will save NHS millions' 20 July 2006
Guardian Housing affordability could hit 15-year low 19 July 2006
24dash.com Rising interest rates 'to hit home buyers' 19 July 2006
24dash.com London property gap 'at its widest' 18 July 2006
Guardian House prices to soar 50% within six years 17 July 2006
24dash.com New surge in UK house prices 17 July 2006
Inside Housing Sector debt likely to rocket by 2010 14 July 2006
Inside Housing English Churches group drops job cuts bombshell 14 July 2006
Inside Housing London mayor handed housing powers 13 July 2006
Inside Housing MPs strike out at lack of progress on ‘fourth option’ 7 July 2006
Public Finance Private firm applies to become RSL 7 July 2006
Inside Housing Ballot on hold as Liverpool awaits funding 7 July 2006
Inside Housing No vote council’s rents set to rocket 7 July 2006
Inside Housing Retaining councils told to push for cash choices 30 June 2006
Inside Housing Opt out pilot landlords must prove case by March 30 June 2006
Mirror Homes Crisis: Price of poverty 1 rent rises fund other areas 22 June 2006
24dash.com Health and education 'will suffer without better housing' 21 June 2006
Guardian Battle of the boundary 21 June 2006
24dash.com Homelessness charity Shelter hails MPs housing report 20 June 2006
24dash.com Kelly announces 'independent assessment' of social housing 20 June 2006
Inside Housing Housing Corporation: take tenants’ voices seriously 16 June 2006
Inside Housing Riverside to rescue ECHG 16 June 2006
Inside Housing Welsh landlords face battle to meet housing standard 16 June 2006
Inside Housing Dykes steps into breach at Three Valleys 16 June 2006
Inside Housing Camden quick to bid for revenue account opt out 16 June 2006
Inside Housing Kelly ushers in new era 9 June 2006
Inside Housing Life beyond decent homes lies in hands of tenants 9 June 2006
Inside Housing Tower Hamlets puts foot down on late transfer 9 June 2006
Guardian Government drops council house repair deadline 7 June 2006
Public Finance Still no fourth option? 2 June 2006
Inside Housing ALMOs warn of service cuts if revenue slumps 2 June 2006
Inside Housing Contract concerns threaten sales of subsidised homes 2 June 2006
Guardian MPs out of touch on housing concerns 24 May 2006
Inside Housing Mutual transfer storm brewing 26 May 2006
Inside Housing Housing proves decisive in upheaval at local elections 12 May 2006
Inside Housing Fourth option’ working party stalls at starting block 12 May 2006
Inside Housing Resurrected fund to plug transfer gap left dormant 12 May 2006
Inside Housing Associations’ costs rocket due to ‘complexity’ of task 5 May 2006
BBC Politics Show Housing boom 21 April 2006
Birmingham Mail Tenants vote against housing switch 21 April 2006
Public Finance Councils meeting housing target set up lobby body 21 April 2006
Inside Housing Probe into why councillors left ALMO board 21 April 2006
Public Finance Housing finance faces cracks in its foundations 21 April 2006
Inside Housing Councils join forces to lobby for fourth option 14 April 2006
BBC Council housing staff suspended 13 April 2006
Inside Housing Sell-offs enter talks agenda 7 April 2006
Inside Housing Too many tenants on board places governance at risk 7 April 2006
Inside Housing Housing a hot topic in run up to local elections 7 April 2006
Inside Housing Right to buy cash banked 7 April 2006
Scunthorpe Telegraph 'Guilty' of taking letterbox leaflets 25 March 2006
Inside Housing Social tenants say ownership is not for them 24 March 2006
Inside Housing Consortium on course despite REITs set back 24 March 2006
Public Finance Councils ‘lose out’ on rents 24 March 2006
Inside Housing Watchdog questions value of Scottish stock transfers 24 March 2006
Inside Housing Decent homes benchmark set to take community turn 24 March 2006
Inside Housing Landlords warned against selling homes to boost profit 17 March 2006
Inside Housing No to Selby transfer as Lincolnshire ballot hots up 16 March 2006
Nottingham Evening Post 'Fast lane to front of queue' 13 March 2006
Inside Housing Two year old association placed under supervision 10 March 2006
Inside Housing Shoreline housing association seeks to shed staff 10 March 2006
24Dash.com Housing tenants vote to stay with council 10 March 2006
Inside Housing Italian ruling puts ALMOs’ future freedoms at risk 10 March 2006
Inside Housing Brand manager to champion housing associations’ cause 10 March 2006
Inside Housing Executive publicly rules out full second stage transfer 10 March 2006
Borehamwood & Elstree Times Housing merger survey worries 9 March 2006
Scunthorpe Telegraph Claim: Leaflets taken from doors 9 March 2006
Inside Housing £165m out of reach as NCH gets single star 3 March 2006
Public Finance Include us in housing finance reform, say councils 3 March 2006
Inside Housing Activists plan raft of legal challenges to stock choices 3 March 2006
Inside Housing £350m hole scuppers transfers 3 March 2006
BBC Tenants vote for council landlord 25 February 2006
Inside Housing An unhealthy balance 24 February 2006
BBC Housing body raises budget fears 24 February 2006
Inside Housing ODPM delays sign off due to fear of legal threat 24 February 2006
Inside Housing Programme delays leave round six ALMOs in limbo 24 February 2006
BBC Families step up fight over homes 22 February 2006
BBC Scheme builds new council houses 22 February 2006
Guardian Record numbers waiting for housing 21 February 2006
24Dash.com Council housing crisis soars 21 February 2006
BBC Politics Show Housing stock 19 February 2006
BBC Housing the UK's rising population 17 February 2006
Inside Housing Fourth option fighters claim victory 16 February 2006
Public Finance Councils lobby to keep homes 16 February 2006
Surrey Mirror Parliament lobbied in homes sell off row 16 February 2006
Inside Housing Brixen case puts ALMOs on red alert over contracts 16 February 2006
Guardian Government signals new council housing policy 13 February 2006
Liverpool Daily Post A bitter war of words in homes vote battle 13 February 2006
Edinburgh News Chisholm hints at rent debt cut 11 February 2006
Inside Housing Ruling endangers 2010 goal 10 February 2006
Inside Housing Residents sent ballot papers in posting error 10 February 2006
Guardian Poor people, poor homes 8 Feb 2006
Daily Mirror Councils were safe as houses 8 Feb 2006
BBC Council house anger 3 Feb 2006
Indymedia UK Tenant activist kicked off Waverley Tenants Panel 30 January 2006
Inside Housing ALMOs in the dark as news on cash freedoms stalls 27 January 2006
Inside Housing ALMO set to miss two stars and funding chance 27 January 2006
Daily Telegraph 'Bullying' Prescott accused of hitting the poor 26 January 2006
Macclesfield Express Labour leader sacked from council housing sell-off panel after exposing £22m ‘loss’ 25 January 2006
Shields Gazette Keeping House 24 January 2006
Liverpool Echo MP seeking vote probe 16 January 2006
Leeds Evening Post Homes management scheme in debt crisis 10 January 2006
Inside Housing Topping the charts 6 January 2006
Inside Housing ALMOs play for extra time to meet decent homes goal 6 January 2006
Guardian Politics of the housing vote 5 January 2006
Guardian Battle for council housing 4 January 2006
Guardian Listen to the residents 3 January 2006
Guardian Council delays tenants' vote on controversial housing transfer 3 January 2006
BBC Union demands housing assurances 3 January 2006
Scunthorpe Telegraph Goverment to Buckle? 22 December 2005
Inside Housing Hard fought Sefton transfer battle ends with a yes 16 December 2005
BBC Residents reject housing transfer 15 December 2005
Guardian Edinburgh council tenants reject homes transfer 15 December 2005
Guardian Tenants vote for transfer after acrimonious campaign 14 December 2005
Guardian Council workers walk out in support of 'victimised' colleague 13 December 2005
Guardian Second tenant 'no' vote blocks home repairs 12 December 2005
Guardian Council delays controversial vote on homes 7 December 2005
Inside Housing Thrifty spending revealed as Labour fails to inject cash 1 December 2005
Inside Housing Tests show freedom for ALMOs comes at a price 1 December 2005
Joseph Rowntree Treasury's housing windfalls 'should be used to tackle growing homes crisis' 1 December 2005
Guardian Call for 60,000 extra social rented homes 30 November 2005
Guardian Strike at Tower Hamlets after campaigner loses job 28 November 2005
Edinburgh Evening News MP slams 'privatisation' plans for Capital's council housing stock 15 November 2005
Daily Telegraph Why the family home is starting to fill up again 15 November 2005
Sunday Mirror Waiting for a council housing... 1.5 million families 13 November 2005
Sunday Mirror Voice of the Sunday Mirror: End Homes Crisis Now, Mr Prescott 13 November 2005
Observer Council house queue grows to 1.5m families 13 November 2005
Inside Housing Tenants fear rent increases will lead to new ghettos 10 November 2005
Inside Housing GHA faces legal action after taking direct control of LHOs 10 November 2005
Inside Housing ‘Mega association’ on the cards as UK tries to keep up 10 November 2005
Inside Housing Board member suspended at Nottingham ALMO 10 November 2005
Guardian Government attacked over rent rises 9 November 2005
Guardian Council faces more strikes over sacked activists 7 November 2005
Inside Housing Ownership drive could threaten welfare state 4 November 2005
Inside Housing Tax-free surpluses ruling offers arm’s-length savings 4 November 2005
Inside Housing GHA regains control but promises transfer still on 4 November 2005
Inside Housing ALMOs on building path 4 November 2005
Inside Housing ALMOs join forces to build profits and provide services 31 October 2005
Inside Housing In safe hands 28 October 2005
Public Finance Almo board members to receive pay 28 October 2005
Inside Housing Miliband’s confusing role queried by MPs’ committee 28 October 2005
Inside Housing GHA’s transfer plans on rocky road 27 October 2005
Guardian Charity accused of betraying roots by selling homes 26 October 2005
Guardian 500,000 households live in cramped conditions says Shelter 24 October 2005
Inside Housing Local authorities look to end arm’s-length control 21 October 2005
Inside Housing Under performing ALMOs face axe from programme 21 October 2005
Guardian The verbal smokescreen that hides dangerous government 14 October 2005
Public Finance Not over ‘til it’s over 14 October 2005
Guardian Excessive social housing blights communities, minister says 13 October 2005
Guardian Warning over affordable homes shortage 11 October 2005
Guardian Defying sense 6 October 2005
Inside Housing Fourth option protesters vow to corner Miliband 6 October 2005
Guardian These paranoid myth-makers are cheating council tenants 5 October 2005
Inside Housing Welsh councils appeal for new options on quality 5 October 2005
Daily Mirror Labour at Brighton: Unity Unity Unity 30 September 2005
Guardian Rebuff for ministers on council homes funding 30 September 2005
BBC Labour leaders lose housing vote 29 September 2005
Guardian Labour told to invest more in council homes 29 September 2005
Inside Housing Conference debate delivers blow to ministers 29 September 2005
Inside Housing Look after your tenants, chief urges 29 September 2005
Guardian The scandal of the Aylesbury estate 28 September 2005
Inside Housing The people’s programme 16 September 2005
Inside Housing Vote buying probe launched 3 September 2005
Inside Housing Slice of life (home ownership) 3 September 2005
Shelter New Shelter research explodes home ownership myth 20 August 2005
Public Finance RSL sues council over the value of transferred homes 20 August 2005
Inside Housing Appraisals fuel doubts over decent homes target 5 August 2005
Sunderland Echo Behind closed doors 3 August 2005
BBC Action Network Tenants Halt Council House Transfers 28 July 2005
Daily Mirror Lock Out: 30% Only of first-time buyers can afford home 26 July 2005
Guardian Film shows failure of PFI scheme 26 July 2005
Guardian Ministers stall rent reforms 22 July 2005
Daily Mirror BLAIR HOME SALES SNUB 21 July 2005
Guardian Blair defeated in battle of the Almo 21 July 2005
Sunderland Echo SHG accused of being economical with truth 20 July 2005
Guardian PM's constituents reject housing transfer 20 July 2005
Inside Housing Mergers pressed to prove efficiency 20 July 2005
Guardian Anger over council housing 'dirty tricks' 30 June 2005
Guardian Our very own Enron 28 June 2005
BBC News Row over council house transfers 20 June 2005
Northern Echo Council is accused of dirty tricks over tenants ballot 24 June 2005
Sunderland Echo Housing group paid for independent probe 23 June 2005
Inside Housing Council funding regime condemned as ‘perverse’ 20 June 2005
Inside Housing Refurbishment PFI must stop 20 June 2005
The Mirror HOMES CRISIS PRICE OF POVERTY 1 Rent rises fund other areas 22 June 2005
Guardian Councils 'will miss targets to mend houses' 22 June 2005
Northern Echo North's council tenants help fund London housing bill 22 June 2005
Guardian Government admits problems with PFI home repairs 22 June 2005
Inside Housing Whitehall nervous over ALMO borrowing freedom 17 June 2005
Guardian Public housing door opens to private developers 9 June 2005
Guardian No democracy in property 4 June 2005
Guardian Quango leak undermines home owning push 2 June 2005
Guardian Your chance of a home ... area by area 28 May 2005
Guardian One in five transfer landlords needs supervision 25 May 2005
Inside Housing Reforms spark arrears fears 20 May 2005
Inside Housing Efficiency gains ‘can keep tax down’ 20 May 2005
Inside Housing Review on hold after survey ‘errors’ 20 May 2005
Guardian A radical lesson for Blair 18 May 2005
Guardian Government to replace housing benefit 17 May 2005
Guardian Row erupts over council sell-off 18 May 2005
Guardian There may be trouble ahead... 12 May 2005
Guardian Talks aim to create joint biggest housing association 9 May 2005
Inside Housing ALMOs look to axe council contracts 5 May 2005
Inside Housing Residents turn backs on Labour over demolition 29 April 2005
Housing Today Homeless kept out of stock transfer homes 29 April 2005
Inside Housing Stock transfer chiefs fuel vote debate 29 April 2005
Inside Housing ALMOs on brink of freedom 22 April 2005
BBC Politics Show SE It sounds too good to be true 20 March 2005
Sunderland Echo Terry and Mary's last stand 18 March 2005
Guardian Government told to invest more in homes 17 March 2005
Guardian Letters - campaigning for the best deal 17 March 2005
Guardian Letters - myths about housing stock transfers 16 March 2005
Guardian Minister admits defeat on pledge 16 March 2005
Sunderland Echo 6,200 Homes gone - just 93 built 15 March 2005
Guardian Sold for the sake of it 15 March 2005
Inside Housing Decent homes task force faces axe 11 March 2005
Inside Housing Performance now no bar to release of gap funding 11 March 2005
Guardian Limited choice 3 March 2005
Guardian Plug pulled on flagship homes deal 24 February 2005
Guardian Lib Dems make housing pledge 24 February 2005
Guardian Selling off democracy 23 February 2005
Guardian I know what I'd do 18 February 2005
East London Advertiser Housing choice: Council chief gets a grilling 17 February 2005
The Journal Heavyweight plan to halt rebellion 11 February 2005
Inside Housing Bids leave no comfort zone 11 February 2005
Housing Today You’ll need a better excuse than that 11 February 2005
Housing Today Welsh council could borrow money to upgrade stock 11 February 2005
Inside Housing Blair ordered rent rise halt 3 December 2004
Guardian Homes votes 'like Ukrainian elections' 25 November 2004
Inside Housing Tough line on transfer 19 November 2004
Guardian Prescott defeated on council housing vote 4 November 2004
Inside Housing Tenants’ choice ‘hardly a choice at all’ 4 November 2004
Daily Mirror IS MR BLAIR GIVING UP ON COUNCIL HOUSING? 3 November 2004
Guardian Dobson attacks government homes policy 1 November 2004
Campaign Group News Listen to conference - stop stock transfers 1 November 2004
Inside Housing Government attacked on choice agenda 29 October 2004
Guardian Tenants 'blackmailed' into housing transfers 29 October 2004
Tribune Don't renege on level playing field 27 October 2004
Guardian Government accused of homes transfer 'sham' 19 October 2004
Housing Today Councils voice confusion over fourth funding option muddle 8 October 2004
London Housing Should councils have to transfer their housing to an ALMO? 4 October 2004
Public Finance Timing scuppers fourth housing option deal 1 October 2004
Guardian A level paying field 28 September 2004
Guardian Ministers in talks on future of homes policy 28 September 2004
Guardian Prescott seeks to avert conference housing row 22 September 2004
Inside Housing ALMO ownership by 2006 3 September 2004
Guardian Council housing transfer plans 'betray' tenants 3 September 2004
Guardian Prescott faces rebellion over council homes 26 July 2004
Guardian Give council tenants a real choice 5 July 2004
Guardian Let us decide 29 June 2004
Guardian MPs demand choice for council tenants 25 June 2004
Guardian Minister stands by decent homes pledge 17 June 2004
Guardian What matters is what works 16 June 2004
Guardian Government reneges on housing pledge 10 June 2004
Guardian Tenants reject homes transfer for second time 19 May 2004
Guardian MPs attack 'dogmatic' housing policy 7 May 2004
Guardian Prescott revives sink estate sales 5 May 2004
Guardian Tenants 'marginalised' on housing boards 15 April 2004
Austin's Weblog STOP THE COUNCIL HOUSE PRIVATISATION FARCE 12 Feb 2004
Guardian Dobson attacks council homes policy 11 Feb 2004
Guardian Comment No choice 2 Feb 2004
Inside Housing Transfer literature ‘was biased’ 30 Jan 2004
Guardian Comment "When is a promise not a promise?" 28 Jan 2004
Guardian Minister refuses to back down over unpopular transfer policy 28 Jan 2004
Inside Housing Hill offers hope to councils 16 Jan 2004
Guardian When tenants say no 16 Jan 2004
Guardian Effectiveness of Housing Corporation 16 January 2003
Guardian Housing transfers: the issue explained 13 January 2004
Guardian Camden tenants call government's bluff 13 Jan 2004
Guardian Council home defenders urge ministerial rethink 12 Jan 2004
Guardian 'Shockwaves' as tenants veto housing management switch 9 Jan 2004
Guardian Court rejects move to halt council house switch 9 Jan 2004
Housing Today Camden loses ALMO vote 9 Jan 2004
Inside Housing Camden ALMO plans in tatters after ballot 9 Jan 2004
London Housing When the Minister met tenants December 2003
Inside Housing Investigation promised as ballot is branded ‘insult to democracy’ 5 December 2003
Inside Housing Hill faces tough questions 2 December 2003
Inside Housing Authority to embark on pioneering ALMO transfer 4 December 2003
Inside Housing Authority to embark on pioneering ALMO transfer 30 May 2003
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