Kwajo Tweneboa

Awaab Ishak: Why Rochdale toddler’s death is being described as a ‘defining moment’
Social housing

Awaab Ishak: Why Rochdale toddler’s death is being described as a ‘defining moment’

Toddler Awaab Ishak’s death from the exposure to mould in his flat has put the state of social housing in the spotlight

Toddler’s death from mould exposure in home is an ‘absolute disgrace’
Social housing

Toddler’s death from mould exposure in home is an ‘absolute disgrace’

Two-year-old Awaab Ishak died due to exposure to mould at his home in Rochdale, a coroner ruled on Tuesday. Activist Kwajo Tweneboa said the case is sadly a “damning indictment” of the state of social housing

Social housing tenants should get compensation for living in homes ‘unfit for human habitation’, say MPs
Social housing

Social housing tenants should get compensation for living in homes ‘unfit for human habitation’, say MPs

Funds must be made available to regenerate old social housing stock and compensate social housing tenants for living with disrepair, MPs have warned in a damning social housing report.

Social landlords could face unlimited fines and ‘Ofsted-style’ inspections under new Social Housing Bill
Social housing

Social landlords could face unlimited fines and ‘Ofsted-style’ inspections under new Social Housing Bill

Michael Gove vows to get tough with social housing landlords in warning over horror homes
Social Housing

Michael Gove vows to get tough with social housing landlords in warning over horror homes

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Housing association took over a year to deal with complaint of home with ‘mice in every room’
Social housing

Housing association took over a year to deal with complaint of home with ‘mice in every room’

Campaigners welcome social housing bill but warn there’s no quick fix for Britain’s horror homes
Social housing

Campaigners welcome social housing bill but warn there’s no quick fix for Britain’s horror homes

Five things the government is doing to tackle rogue landlords
Housing

Five things the government is doing to tackle rogue landlords

Government will ‘name and shame’ landlords on social media for leaving tenants in dodgy social housing
Social housing

Government will ‘name and shame’ landlords on social media for leaving tenants in dodgy social housing