A Scottish housing association has become the UK’s first to develop a wind farm in order to fund the build of homes for social rent.
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has appointed Barratt Partnerships’ Stephen Kinsella as its new director of Accelerated Construction.
Notting Hill Housing Group has bought a 112-unit slice of a build-to-rent scheme in east London.
Two housing associations have been downgraded by the regulator over governance and viability concerns.
Scottish housing associations drew down 86% of the loan facilities available to them in 2015/16, according to the Scottish Housing Regulator.
The government will only support builders which adopt “acceptable terms” to leasehold properties with its Help to Buy Equity Loan programme.
The Housing Finance Corporation (THFC) has priced an £88m tap of its second long-term bond under its government-backed finance scheme today, bringing the total bond to more than £1bn invested for the first time.
A new £16.5m round of funding for councils to support housebuilding has been announced by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).
While not perfect, the Housing White Paper will help places meet local ambition and need, says Pat Ritchie
Housing association Curo will this week launch a consultation on the principle of building a cable car system for tenants. Victor Da Cunha explains more
Private companies are interested in becoming housing associations to access affordable housing funding, says Savills’ Mervyn Jones
Housing organisations need to change and make new alliances to survive the upheavals hitting the sector, says Liz Cook