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Revealed: less than half of Right to Buy replacements are for social rent

TOP STORY: Less than half of the council homes built to replace those sold under the Right to Buy are at social rents, an exclusive Inside Housing investigation has revealed.

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Hightown agrees £45m financing deal

26/05/2017 3:20 pm

Hightown Housing Association has secured a loan of £45m from M&G Investments with plans to develop 1,200 homes in the next two years.

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Community leaders accuse HAs of being 'increasingly commercial'

26/05/2017 12:01 pm

Community leaders and trade union activists have signed an open letter accusing housing associations of becoming “increasingly commercial”.

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SFHA: UK government should overhaul welfare changes

26/05/2017 10:12 am

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has called on the UK government to overhaul its welfare changes ahead of the general election.

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Midlands associations agree merger

26/05/2017 0:01 am

Midlands housing associations Longhurst Group and Axiom have agreed a merger that will see them deliver 100 extra new homes a year.

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UKIP promises to review 'unaccountable' housing associations

25/05/2017 4:51 pm

UKIP has promised to “launch a review” of the operation of housing associations after including an attack on the sector in its election manifesto.

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Major PRS operator to scrap security deposits

25/05/2017 4:51 pm

Private rented sector landlord Get Living London is to scrap security deposits at its schemes, and will refund £3m of down payments to thousands of existing tenants.

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DCLG data reveals surge in housebuilding

25/05/2017 12:35 pm

Housebuilding in England rose significantly in the last quarter, with new starts and completions up 21% compared with the same period a year earlier, according to the latest government figures.

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Private rented sector REIT raises £250m in 'oversubscribed' fundraising

25/05/2017 10:25 am

The UK’s first real estate investment trust (REIT) dedicated to the private rented sector (PRS) has raised £250m in an “oversubscribed” fundraising.

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    Deregulating rents could price out the poorest

    Giving housing associations the freedom to set their own rents could see low and no income families priced out of social housing, says Tom Murtha

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    The BME sector has much to offer

    With the housing crisis disproportionately affecting black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, the sector needs to step up to provide solutions, says Cym D’Souza

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    Housing First: time to get involved

    Housing First can only really work if social housing providers get involved, says Martin Hilditch

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    Designing schemes to help older couples stay together

    After a judge criticised the “inhumanity” of separating older couples, Rob Martin explains how Anchor is working to combat the problem

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    From the frontline - Paul Martin

    23/05/2017

    One of Bromford’s first neighbourhood coaches, Paul Martin, reveals his secret desire to be a kids’ TV presenter

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      How-to guide to Housing First

      ANALYSIS: Housing First is helping people with complex needs out of homelessness. Martin Hilditch finds out how social landlords can get involved

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