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Charities call on associations to provide Housing First accommodation

TOP STORY: A homelessness charity has called on social landlords to provide homes for Housing First programmes across the country.

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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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Migrant support pledge for housing associations launched

25/05/2017 0:01 am

Housing associations are being urged to sign up to a three-point pledge to provide support for migrants.

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Welsh housing minister pledges to tackle rough sleeping

24/05/2017 4:52 pm

The Welsh Government minister with responsibility for housing has said ending rough sleeping is a priority for him.

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Inside Housing writer named property columnist of the year

24/05/2017 3:56 pm

Inside Housing writer Jules Birch was named the best property columnist in the UK at an awards ceremony last night.

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L&Q restructuring construction arm

24/05/2017 3:04 pm

London housing association L&Q is rebranding its Quadrant Construction subsidiary as part of a development team restructure.

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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


    We will no longer put up with a housing market that doesn't work

    Housing associations can help deliver the affordable homes voters are demanding, says David Orr

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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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    Rents are best left to politicians

    Housing associations would struggle to calculate and justify their rents if the government gives them more rent freedom, says David Bogle

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    From the frontline - Paul Martin


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

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      "Associations haven't lost their social purpose"

      INTERVIEW: Sasha Deepwell is one of the sector’s newest chief executives. Martin Hilditch finds out how she plans to lead Irwell Valley through Manchester’s housing challenges

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