Public Finance, July 9th-15th 2004, p.28-29
Resident involvement in social housing falls into three categories:
Roof, Nov./Dec.2004, p.21-29
Report examines the government's record on housing, assesses its prospects for a third term and offers proposals for improvement. Covers housing-related welfare services, homelessness, social housing, the housing market, neighbourhood regeneration and the impact of devolution.
Housing, Care and Support, vol. 7, June 2004, p.10-16
Describes the three forms of supported housing available to help people with mental health problems live independently in the community:
Article goes on to discuss the impacts of the Supporting People programme and the National Service Framework for Mental Health on quality and extent of provision.
Housing, Care and Support, vol.7, June 2004, p.26-31
Government policy has long been to encourage vulnerable adults to leave care homes and reside on supported accommodation. Article explores some of the unforeseen legal difficulties arising from this trend. Firstly when a person is placed in a care home outside of their native county, the original local authority remains liable for payment of fees. However when they move into supported housing, there are legal questions as to which local authority is liable for the purchase of domiciliary care. Secondly, it is unclear what happens if residents are thought to lack capacity to enter into a housing agreement.