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TOP STORY: Circle Housing will begin the process of collapsing its mammoth group structure into a single entity in September.

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Moody's downgrades PfP rating

25/07/2016 5:10 pm

Moody’s has downgraded the credit rating for Places for People from A2 to A3, saying the landlord’s diversification from social housing has introduced more risk compared to other housing associations.

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A London housing association has upped its surplus to £125m as it built 1,170 homes in the capital.

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RCT Homes to change structure

25/07/2016 5:40 pm

Welsh housing association RCT Homes has targeted a £1m annual saving after collapsing its three subsidiaries under one rebranded company.

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CIH calls for NI housebuilding target

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The Northern Ireland Executive should include housebuilding targets in its plans for the next five years of government.

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A rural housing association has secured a £50m private placement to help build 600 homes by 2021.

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22/07/2016 2:39 pm

MPs have called on the new housing minister to set out how he will reform the process of making Local Plans.

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Circle boosts surplus and cuts costs

22/07/2016 1:22 pm

Circle Housing has recorded a 27% increase in surplus and stripped £25m in cost out of its business to mitigate the rent cut.

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Arrears spike following bedroom tax

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The proportion of social housing tenants with rent arrears spiked following the introduction of the bedroom tax, new data reveals.

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