She added: "Very often it is the clients we have which lead chaotic lifestyles that registered social landlords
don't want to accept due to their tenancy history, and this then makes it more likely for them to become homeless and have to apply for a change of circumstances in their benefits which now means they are transferred to Universal Credit.
But whatever the future holds for social housing, my council colleagues and I are committed to even greater efforts in ensuring that our social landlords
can deliver the maximum benefit possible for our residents.
It is anticipated there will be considerable demand for one-bed flats in future - either run by social landlords
or private firms - because many people in the city are now expected to pay 'bedroom tax' on homes with spare rooms.
What has been missing is a comprehensive approach to capture information across all social landlord
activities - core housing, care and support work as well as social investment - to enable Management Boards to develop a 360 degree and top to bottom view of the housing, social and economic performance of their organisations.
The social landlord
has signed up to the Chartered Institute of Housing's Respect Charter.
A BIRMINGHAM social landlord
has been accused of pricing poorer people out of inner-city properties after asking to charge near market rents for housing originally intended to be sold at discount.
This proactive approach will also foster good relations between social landlord
and tenants, instil a sense of joint ownership of services and provide solutions that are mutually beneficial.
The social landlord
made the award as part of its approach to Community Investment, supporting community projects in the district.
I hope that we will now see similar action taking place throughout Middlesbrough where social landlord
Erimus Housing have a small minority of tenants making life for the vast majority of decent residents a nightmare.
More than 20,000 tenants will be asked to vote next year on whether they want their homes to remain under council control or be transferred to a private social landlord
Landlord possession claims have soared in the past year, with social landlord
possession claims surging by 16.1% and private landlord possession claims going up by 4.4%.
Councillors agreed the first step in modernisation to the Welsh Quality Housing Standard after tenants voted against a transfer to a new social landlord
despite a pledge that works would then be completed two years earlier than under the current landlords.