Audit Commission Publications, 2004
The report considers evidence concerning the costs and benefits of resident involvement in the delivery of social housing services. It concludes that:
R. Winchester and others
Community Care, July 1st-7th 2004, p.26-33
The articles discuss the causes of friction between housing and social services, the role of housing in child protection and the work of housing associations in supporting vulnerable groups.
Public Finance, May 28th-June 3rd 2004, p.26-27
An interview with Zenna Atkins, the new chair of Places for People, the largest housing association in England.
The Guardian, June 1st 2004, p.1
'Neighbours from hell' will have to agree to take compulsory rehabilitation programmes under new government plans. The home secretary, David Blunkett, has acknowledged the criticism that evicting anti-social families and simply rehousing them means that somebody else gets the nuisance neighbour. Instead they will be expected to take courses in parenting skills, financial management, and anger management in return for another home.