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Sovereign brings all repairs in-house

07/04/2017 | By Luke Barratt

One of the UK’s largest housing associations will maintain all of its 56,000 homes through its own property management subsidiary.

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NI housing unfitness levels at record low

07/04/2017 | By Nathaniel Barker

Unfitness in Northern Ireland’s housing stock is at its lowest ever recorded level, according to data from the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE).

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Wheatley Group in £3.7bn repairs joint venture with council

05/04/2017 | By Luke Barratt

Scotland’s largest social landlord has partnered with Glasgow City Council in a £3.7bn joint venture to provide repairs and maintenance.

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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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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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Javid rejects proposals to build on green belt

21/04/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

The government has rejected two developers’ appeals against planning permission decisions because they would involve “significant development” on green belt land.

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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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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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We need investment to support Northern regeneration

25/04/2017

Tracy Harrison explains why the Northern Housing Consortium is calling on election candidates to back measures that support regeneration

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NHC calls for 'Northern regeneration' in election manifestos

25/04/2017 | By Carl Brown

The Northern Housing Consortium (NHC) is urging general election candidates to support the regeneration of areas of market weakness.

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Countryside selected for 1,200-home joint venture with council

19/04/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

Countryside has been selected by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead to deliver 1,200 homes in Maidenhead town centre.

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Hertfordshire housing association secures £65m Lloyds lending

24/04/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

A South East social housing provider has secured a £65m funding package from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking to help deliver plans to build 800 new houses.

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Newly merged association retains credit rating

21/04/2017 | By Pete Apps

A newly merged housing association has retained its strong credit rating.

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Snap election unlikely to halt bond deals, experts say

18/04/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

The snap general election on 8 June is unlikely to have the same chilling impact on the housing association bond market as the 2015 poll, finance experts have said.

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