Saturday, 29 April 2017

Inside Housing

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  • Assettrust in talks on 'significant amounts' of social housing


    The first social housing funded by private company Assettrust Housing could be available by the start of next year, its chief executive has said.Giles Mackay said the company might invest in affordable homes that are in the process of being built by d

  • Capital warned of looming exodus of key workers


    London faces an exodus of 17,000 key workers over the next year due to high housing costs, a report sponsored by the London Development Agency has concluded. Research by the Keep London Working Single Regeneration Budget partnership, which includes th

  • Deep roots


    Its ethos dates from the 19th century but the Durham Aged Mineworkers' Homes Association plans to survive long into the 21st, as David Singleton found out on a trip to the historic organisation

  • Direct action


    Director-general of sustainable communities. It sounds important – but what will Richard McCarthy actually be doing in his new role? And will such a resolute champion of housing associations bring an even-handed approach to the job? Daniel Martin finds ou

  • Government drops three models in PSA Plus review


    The government has dropped all three of the alternative stock transfer funding models proposed in its PSA Plus review published earlier this year. A review group set up by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister has concluded that it would be ‘inappro

  • Missing the boat


    After a promising entrance into the market rented sector, housing associations' progress has slowed. Chris Bazlinton investigates

  • Prescott expands key worker provision in south


    The government has increased allocations for key worker housing in the south-east of England against the recommendations of the regional housing boards.Almost a fifth of spending on new homes over the next two years will be for key worker housing, the

  • Review to gauge cost of Supporting People


    The government has announced an independent review of the cost of Supporting People after it was revealed that the total grant had ballooned.The final grant reconciliation – dubbed the platinum cut, which will fund housing related support for 2003/04,

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