The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has carried out research into Local Housing Allowance (LHA) and affordability. It has concluded that LHA, set at 30% (more accurately the 30th centile) of the market, is set too low in some areas. 231 more words
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Research by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) into Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates has concluded that rates are being set too low in some areas, severely restricting the amount of housing available to benefit claimants. 156 more words
By Justin Klavan
“I am not responsible for your career”. That phrase came from my manager at my first job fresh out of Graduate School. Looking back on those days I remember feeling overwhelmed and lost, lacking a clear direction and unsure what to do. 1,068 more words
You’ve probably heard the news by now: lifetime tenancies are to be scrapped.
An amendment to the Housing and Planning Bill 2015 means that after the bill comes into force new secure council tenancies will be of a period of 2-5 years, rather than traditional ‘lifetime’ tenancies. 1,622 more words