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What’s the future for rural affordable housing?

When we talk about the housing crisis, people often think more of the city streets than the impact on our countryside communities.

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What’s the future for rural affordable housing

Preparing to move to UC

Two million people are now living on Universal Credit, with a pilot set to start on 17 July in Harrogate, Yorkshire, to test a new approach to switching people...

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Preparing to move to UC
Laurinda Hornblow

Do as I say...

Back in the day, I think it was probably fair to say that the landlord-tenant relationship ran along paternalistic, perhaps even dictatorial lines...

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Kate Rees

This carpenter can

It’s been nearly twelve months since I started this apprenticeship, but if you’d told me last year that I’d feel so confident and comfortable as a carpenter...

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Kimmie-Wheatland
Kimmie Wheatland

POPCAN puts the fizz back into the community

Being a carer for my husband is one of the hardest jobs I’ve ever done. It’s really tough seeing someone you love struggle and being the one that they rely on...

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Tina Devereux

Time for a genuine partnership

As the National Housing Federation (NHF) unveils a plan to improve the relationship between associations and tenants, resident Joyce Ward says...

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Joyce Ward
Joyce Ward

Where you live can have a huge impact 

In November 2017, the charity Mind launched Brick by Brick, a report into the links between housing and mental health, from a six-year study of over 40,000 households...

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Matt Hensby
Matt Hensby