Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Inside Housing

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  • ALMOs seek to borrow against rental streams


    Arm's-length management organisations are working up proposals for the Treasury on allowing them to raise money by borrowing against their rental streams.The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister had hoped to bring out its consultation paper on freedoms

  • American express


    Britain's first US-style community justice centre, providing faster access to services such as drug treatment and debt counselling, is to be based in north Liverpool. Home Secretary David Blunkett made the announcement during a trip to the city taking

  • Barker Review looks to the regions


    Treasury officials are touring the country as part of the Barker Review into speeding up housing supply.Members of the review team are in the process of visiting seven councils to examine the different supply problems faced by different English region

  • Coping alone


    Men on the receiving end of domestic violence are being failed by everyone, including the housing sector. Sue Hoolahan makes the case for change

  • Offshore insurance could combat costs


    More than 20 housing associations are considering setting up offshore insurance companies to combat rising insurance costs in the social housing sector.The group, led by Wandle Housing Association finance director Malcolm Wilson, is considering establ

  • Regional board forced to change plan


    The East Midlands Regional Housing Board has changed a key recommendation in its regional housing strategy following government intervention.The board has been overruled after originally proposing to allocate 100 per cent Housing Investment Programme

  • Special measures


    Malcolm Boorer finds out how austerity has encouraged imaginative housing solutions in Cuba

  • Trust aims to break barriers


    Bradford Community Housing Trust is working with Manningham Housing Association to develop homes for minority ethnic residents in predominantly white areas.Manningham chief executive Anil Singh said the association was looking to develop around 200 ho

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