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public housing

Housing owned and operated by the government, usually for rental to lowincome families. Contrast with low-income housing, which is privately owned but government supported through a variety of incentives.

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Now whether or not this last-minute election pledge will ever see the light of day remains to be seen, but it certainly places many social landlords in a very difficult and uncertain position.
Social landlords also need to offer support to LGBT employees; for example formal interest or support groups or training for all staff are important signals that being 'out' at work is safe.
The registered social landlord will usually insure the structure of your home and you will have to pay a management charge to cover this and the registered social landlord's administration costs.
The Safer Hartlepool Partnership's Anti-Social Behaviour Unit has joined forces with housing associations operating in the town - also known as registered social landlords (RSLs) - to set up an RSL Forum.
They are tenants living in private accommodation or with registered social landlords who want to make changes or renew applications for housing benefit.
The Vale of Glamorgan council is looking to offload its 3,926 council houses to a social landlord called Heritage Coast Homes.
One Vision has also been nominated for the title of Social Landlord of the Year at this year's Housing Excellence Awards.
The Taxpayers' Alliance has criticised the Vale of Glamorgan council over the amount of money it has spent on consultants ahead of a ballot of council house tenants asking if they support proposals to transfer the authority's housing to a social landlord.
Social landlord Riverside handed over the cash to Wallasey based Community RePaint which collects partially full tins of leftover paint from householders and end-of-line paint from DIY stores and trade centres.
This contract builds on Connaught's existing partnership with RCT Homes, which was awarded last year, to install new kitchens and bathrooms and carry out electrical rewiring across the housing stock owned by the social landlord.
The county council voted to keep its council housing stock rather than transfer them to a social landlord.

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