With concerns about the depth of cuts to youth services and a recognition that the government’s forthcoming youth policy is unlikely to come with additional funding attached, there are huge question marks over how this support is going to be sustained in the long term.
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Something needs to be done to address the current imbalance in favour of economic development over other needs. If not the true future costs are likely to greatly outweigh the short-term benefits as we are forced to meet the costs of growing inequality and environmental degradation.
Matt Leach has become skeptical of government’s ability to make a real impact on a local level. But the new boss of Hact is sold on the Big Society agenda and reckons housing associations should be at the heart of it. Clare Goff meets him
I could not look those people in the eye and say, very sorry but we will not do anything to remove those people that trashed their community.
Areas of the northwest could soon be characterised by communities living in poor quality and increasingly expensive rented homes. Philip Leather and Brendan Nevin explain why
Social housing tenants are among those most affected by financial exclusion. A new report shows how a more strategic approach from landlords can make a huge difference. Neil Merrick reports
The links between poverty and place are revealed in a three-year study by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. JRF programme manager Alison Jarvis explains its importance
If the green deal is to be a success, investment in energy efficiency must be coupled with resident education. It’s all about changing our behaviour, explains Steve Malone
Old age has been creeping up on us for a while. But are central and local government responding to the UK’s ageing population? Jessica Smith and Sarah Longlands report
Following the launch of JRF’s housing market taskforce, Mark Stephens explains its vision for a socially sustainable housing market