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Association selects 16 contractors for £90m repairs framework

16/03/2017 | By Pete Apps

A housing association has selected 16 contractors to deliver a £90m repairs framework in London.

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Public housing construction slows, ONS figures reveal

10/03/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

The output of public housing construction and repairs and maintenance have slowed, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed.

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Regulator and ombudsman open talks over joint working

09/03/2017 | By Pete Apps

The housing regulator and the ombudsman have opened talks about their joint working following political pressure over housing association complaints.

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Enfield to invest £58m in heat network

30/01/2017 | By Tim Clark

Enfield Council is to invest £58m to develop a community energy network which will supply low carbon heat and hot water to 15,000 homes.

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Recognised value

22/12/2016

Following the Bonfield Review report, the onus is now on housing associations to help alleviate fuel poverty, says John Barnham

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Kier forms joint venture with 11,000-home housing association

23/03/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Kier has announced a joint venture with an 11,000-home housing association as it reports a growth in profits in its half year results.

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Shelter: more than half of new build homeowners report major problems

02/03/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

More than half of new build homeowners in England have had major problems with their homes, research by Shelter and YouGov has revealed.

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Driving regeneration

20/01/2017

How effective use of data is being used to drive major regeneration works in Milton Keynes

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Certainty in an uncertain world

20/01/2017 | By Colin Middlemass

Data can help landlords to better understand their repairs and maintenance services, says Colin Middlemass, chief operating officer at Mears

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Lambeth approves 1,300-home estate redevelopment

27/03/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

Lambeth Borough Council has approved the redevelopment of a council estate which could pave the way for up to 1,300 homes.

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Clarion and Genesis named in £32m regeneration allocation

24/03/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

The government has named the local authorities and housing associations that will take a share of its £32m estates regeneration grant fund.

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Kingston seeks partner for 2,000-home scheme as outer London booms

22/03/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

Kingston Council is looking for a partner to develop up to 2,000 homes at a town centre estate, in the latest scheme marking a shift in the market towards outer London boroughs.

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Bond aggregator completes first deal since 2015

24/03/2017 | By Pete Apps

A bond aggregator has completed its first deal for more than a year, with a £40.2m bond for four housing associations.

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Barwell: 5% of Starter Homes Land Fund invested

24/03/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

The government has invested 5% of its £1.2bn Starter Homes Land Fund in 27 sites, the housing minister has revealed.

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Shared ownership company buys housing association

23/03/2017 | By Pete Apps

A shared ownership specialist company has bought a housing association, as it seeks £1bn of institutional investment to fund new homes.

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