• Labour would scrap Right to Buy in England

    TOP STORY: Labour has dropped its support of the Right to Buy, calling for the controversial policy to be indefinitely suspended in England.

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    ANALYSIS: Housing association leaders have converged on Birmingham for the last few days for the annual National Housing Federation conference. Inside Housing looks at the highlights

  • NHF still hopeful BoE will buy bonds

    TOP STORY: The National Housing Federation (NHF) is continuing to push for housing associations to be included in a Bank of England (BoE) bond-buying scheme, despite their exclusion from the initial list.


Labour would scrap Right to Buy in England

TOP STORY: Labour has dropped its support of the Right to Buy, calling for the controversial policy to be indefinitely suspended in England.

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Khan to publish 'best practice' guide for estate regeneration

26/09/2016 5:31 pm

Sadiq Khan is preparing to publish a “best practice guide” to outline basic standards for estate regeneration in the capital, his deputy has revealed. 


NIFHA: 2,000 homes ambition would be threatened by reclassification

26/09/2016 3:05 pm

An ambition to increase housebuilding to 2,000 social homes annually in Northern Ireland would be threatened by this week’s expected reclassification of housing associations unless ministers act swiftly, landlords have warned.

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Long-term value of social housing falls post rent cut

26/09/2016 7:30 am

The long-term value of social housing properties has slipped significantly across most of the country as a result of the rent cut.


Javid gives green light for 440-home scheme

23/09/2016 2:10 pm

Sajid Javid has given the green light to a controversial 440-home development in Bradford.


Innovation Index 2016 revealed

22/09/2016 7:30 pm

Inside Housing and Dolphin Index have joined forces to carry out the second annual Innovation Index for the housing sector.

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HCA warns stock sales risk damaging sector's reputation

22/09/2016 3:03 pm

The social housing regulator has warned that housing associations risk damaging the reputation of the sector if they sell stock inhabited by social tenants.

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Right to Buy sales pass 45,000 since 2012

22/09/2016 1:51 pm

More than 45,000 council homes have been sold under the Right to Buy since boosted discounts were introduced in 2012, with just over 7,000 replacements started.

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House prices 'impaired' RTB demand in London

22/09/2016 11:42 am

Tenants hoping to access the extended Right to Buy (RTB) in London were frozen out because homes were too expensive to mortgage even with a £100,000 discount, landlords running the pilot have revealed.

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      ANALYSIS: Home Group has come up with a new package of support to help people buy their social home, and it is already generating interest in the sector, as Pete Apps finds out

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