hi-rise view
hi-rise view
Update

Share your views to shape a new building safety competence framework

BSI, sponsored by MHCLG, is seeking input from housing associations and other stakeholders to develop an overarching competence framework for everyone working on higher-risk buildings.

25 September 2020


coronavirus header banner
coronavirus header banner
Update

New £500 Test and Trace support payment

The government has announced a new package to support and enforce self-isolation.

24 September 2020


Big Ben
Big Ben
Update

We’re asking the government to keep the £20 increase to Universal Credit payments

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the government increased the standard Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit payment by £20 per week, as part of the economic stimulus package in April.

24 September 2020


Aerial view of the UK Houses of Parliament
Aerial view of the UK Houses of Parliament
Update

The end of the evictions ban – next steps and new resources

We’ve summarised the latest information on how court possession proceedings will be prioritised.

18 September 2020


London view
London view
Update

Share your views on intermediate housing in London

The Greater London Authority (GLA) has launched an important consultation on intermediate housing in the capital, and we want to include your views in our response. 

17 September 2020


Houses of Parliament
Houses of Parliament
Update

NHF Chair questions minister about changes to the planning system

On 16 September 2020, NHF Chair Baroness Diana Warwick of Undercliffe questioned Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government) Lord Greenhalgh about changes to the planning system.

16 September 2020


Crowds
Crowds
Press Release

The real ‘social housing waiting list’ is 500,000 more than official figures

The findings are published in their annual People in Housing Need report, the most comprehensive report to date on the state of the nation’s housing crisis.

15 September 2020


Solar panels
Solar panels
Press Release

Funding is biggest barrier to green retrofit for majority of housing associations

Housing associations say a lack of funding is the biggest barrier to rolling out an ambitious national retrofitting programme for social housing.

11 September 2020


Houses of Parliament
Houses of Parliament
Update

New information on the government’s Kickstart Scheme

The government has published new details of the Kickstart Scheme, a £2bn fund to create hundreds of thousands of high-quality work placements for young people.  

10 September 2020


Community together
Community together
Update

Update on the Social Housing White Paper and Together with Tenants

We update on the Social Housing White Paper, expected later this year, and explain how our Together with Tenants work is already taking forward some of the areas we expect it to cover.

10 September 2020