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...

Oxford City Council goes Live with RentSense

Oxford City Council owns and manages 7,800 properties in the city, and has fully deployed Mobysoft’s RentSense solution, in preparation for the roll out of Universal Credit in Oxford. Universal Credit (UC) is challenging many social landlords as they grapple with...

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% rent reduction cut rumour, this seemed to have spread stoicism and downright despair in equal...