2015: A year to forget?

Social Landlords will no doubt remember 2015 as their own annus horribilis. Admittedly the first half of the year was quite uneventful for what was about to come. In July the changes were dramatic as George Osborne announced that Housing Associations would have to cut...

Buy vs Build

Many organisations, not just housing associations, which look to invest in software often consider the pros and cons of buy versus build. Most size-able organisations will have some developers in their IT team, mainly to help develop and work on APIs to get different...

Autumn Statement Review

The housing sector was waiting for the apocalypse when the Autumn Statement was announced in the House of Commons by George Osborne. The FT had lead the way with the 2{bc2f0c5fbf2663b4d0f6e0c34d5097d2a5d9b5833bdf48086cfa9324f9f68701} rent reduction cut rumour, this...

How can social landlords protect their income?

Social landlords’ income is beginning to resemble the East Yorkshire Coast as it gets constantly eroded, not by the North Sea however, but by on-going budget cuts and welfare reform, this means social landlords are fighting the elements on all sides:...