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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.
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.
More with less Tuned-in social landlords are realising that using continuous improvement approaches can help them achieve more with less.
Landlord possession claims have soared in the past year, with social landlord possession claims surging by 16.
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.
Flintshire Council tenants will make a decision later this year on whether they want their homes to remain under council control or be transferred to a registered social landlord.
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.
Social landlord Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) is concerned that tenants could fall victim to loan sharks as Christmas bills land.
BOARD members of Erimus Housing - Middlesbrough's largest social landlord - are to be paid.
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.

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