• MPs to call for New Homes Ombudsman

    TOP STORY: MPs will call for the establishment of a New Homes Ombudsman with the power to order house builders to pay compensation to dissatisfied buyers.

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MPs to call for New Homes Ombudsman

TOP STORY: MPs will call for the establishment of a New Homes Ombudsman with the power to order house builders to pay compensation to dissatisfied buyers.

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Sanctuary Group secures European Investment Bank funding

Government to combine building funds

25/05/2016 3:21 pm

The government is preparing to launch a £3bn loan fund for housebuilding which will roll up existing schemes into a single pot.

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NHF consults on supported housing funding

25/05/2016 3:20 pm

The National Housing Federation (NHF) has asked housing associations if the resources of councils and government departments should be pooled to fund some care and support services.

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Kent council outbid for properties by London borough

25/05/2016 3:30 pm

Canterbury City Council will call for a change to the law after a London council outbid it for properties to house families currently in temporary accommodation.

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Association to demolish new blocks due to defects

25/05/2016 10:57 am

A housing association is to demolish 48 homes just six years after they were built after uncovering a wide range of defects in the development.

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HCA downgrades two landlords

25/05/2016 9:30 am

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has today issued two housing associations with regulatory downgrades.

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Welsh associations record joint £76m surplus

24/05/2016 3:13 pm

The largest housing associations in Wales recorded a joint surplus of £76m and built 89% of the country’s affordable housing in 2014/15.

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Association reports 28% surplus boost to markets

24/05/2016 2:04 pm

A housing association has reported a 28% increase in surplus, after issuing preliminary results to the stock markets for the first time.

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Islington councillor named as Khan's housing tsar

24/05/2016 11:42 am

An Islington councillor has been officially confirmed as Sadiq Khan’s new housing tsar.

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