'Localism will fail unless government and housing associations get joined up'

Advertise here

Published by Jon Land for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Communities, Development, Local Government

The Government's localism agenda will fail unless the current disconnection between housing associations and Westminster is overcome, a new report has warned. Right-leaning think tank ResPublica's report - Acting on Localism: The role of housing associations in driving a community agenda - argues that government can meet local needs by harnessing the power of HAs. As well as being providers of affordable homes, HAs, says the report, have a wider mission and role, as they "already contribute an an...

Read full article...