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Large London associations announce latest mega-merger plans

TOP STORY: Peabody and Family Mosaic housing associations have announced plans to merge to create a giant 55,000-home landlord.

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L&Q and East Thames complete merger and £2.6bn refinancing

06/12/2016 4:09 pm

L&Q and East Thames have completed their mega-merger, alongside a £2.6bn refinancing deal with seven banks.

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Sarsfield: social housing commitment drives merger ambition

07/12/2016 4:12 pm

Peabody and Family Mosaic’s merger plans were driven by a joint commitment to providing low-cost rental units, the designate chief executive of the new organisation has said.

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London Assembly calls on Sadiq to act on homelessness

07/12/2016 3:04 pm

The London Assembly has called on the capital’s mayor Sadiq Khan to act against a “perfect storm” of homelessness.

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London Plan to be published in 2019

07/12/2016 2:00 pm

The London Plan will not be published until 2019, the deputy mayor of housing for the Greater London Authority has revealed.

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L&G raises £170m for build to rent investment

07/12/2016 12:30 pm

Legal and General has raised a further £170m from institutions for its build-to-rent fund, taking its total investment in this field to around £1bn.

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Deregulation package to take effect in April

07/12/2016 7:30 am

The deregulation package aimed at removing housing associations from the national balance sheet will come into effect from April, Inside Housing can reveal.

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Digital bank enters shared ownership market

07/12/2016 7:30 am

A UK-based digital-only bank has become the latest mortgage lender to enter the shared ownership market.

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L&Q to launch £47m supported housing subsidiary

06/12/2016 4:17 pm

L&Q is planning a return to the supported accommodation sector with a new subsidiary called L&Q Living, which will manage more than 6,600 homes.

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