Peabody and Family Mosaic housing associations have announced plans to merge to create a giant 55,000-home landlord.
L&Q and East Thames have completed their mega-merger, alongside a £2.6bn refinancing deal with seven banks.
Peabody and Family Mosaic’s merger plans were driven by a joint commitment to providing low-cost rental units, the designate chief executive of the new organisation has said.
The minister announces more investment in social housing – social, not affordable – and signs a pact with housing associations and local authorities.
Legal and General has raised a further £170m from institutions for its build-to-rent fund, taking its total investment in this field to around £1bn.
We are willing to demonstrate to Sajid Javid that we do not landbank, says Stewart Baseley.
The London funding programme is positive – now the White Paper needs to deliver for the rest of England, says Steve Douglas
Social landlords and local authorities across the Sheffield City Region have signed a compact which they hope could lead to a devolution deal on housing.
The government has scrapped its plans to force councils to charge higher-income tenants rents of up to market rates.
The government will put in place a new funding model to ensure supported housing can continue to help vulnerable people, says Lord Freud
One of the UK’s largest housing associations plans to discount tenants’ rents, freeze property prices and top up savings in a pioneering bid to help tenants buy their social home.
Ellen Salkeld talks about life as a financial inclusion manager at Viridian Housing
Extra funding is great, but the housing sector needs to avoid repeating mistakes made in the Decent Homes programme, argues Nick Sterling
A majority of tenants and housing associations to respond to a consultation believe the quality of social landlord services has improved since the Scottish Government introduced a social housing charter.
The deregulation package aimed at removing housing associations from the national balance sheet will come into effect from April, Inside Housing can reveal.
Senior leaders at the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) have hit back at criticisms over regular changes to the social housing regulator over the past decade.
The former chair of the Housing Corporation has been named chair of a new housing association, once its merger completes in the New Year.
There are simple things we can do to help grow people into the chief executives of tomorrow, argue Boris Worrall and Alison Inman
This year marks the centenary celebrations of the Chartered Institute of Housing and is an opportune moment to reflect on the successes of its founder, Octavia Hill, and consider the role of women in the housing sector, argues Jo Richardson