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Scottish tenants and associations say charter has improved landlord services

17/11/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

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.

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'Community-controlled associations outperform larger counterparts'

16/11/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Landlord services provided by community-controlled housing associations outperform those of other social landlords in Scotland, a report has suggested.

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Doing it themselves Video

10/11/2016 | By Tim Clark

Housing associations are increasingly handing tenants control over the planning and booking of repairs to their homes. Tim Clark investigates the implications

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Keeping the faith Video

11/11/2016 | By Mark Smulian

Sustainable housing was once the cornerstone of new development. But policy shifts over the past 18 months have set the clock back. Mark Smulian finds out whether social landlords have put the concept on the backburner


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What can housing associations do to reduce fuel poverty among their tenants? Nancy Jonsson at Daikin UK explains

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Government injects £45m into 2,000 private rental homes

01/12/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The government has announced a loan of £45m from its new Home Building Fund will go towards more than 2,000 private rental homes in Leeds, Birmingham and Manchester.


Profits rise 10 times faster than supply at major builders, report finds

16/11/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Profits grew 10 times faster than housing completions among the top five house builders between 2010 and 2015, a new report has found.

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What social landlords need to consider when consolidating their assets

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How can landlords best manage their housing stock to meet the needs of their tenants and business? Inside Housing reports


Maximising outcomes

10/11/2016 | By Shaun Sheldrake

Social landlords can benefit from effectively managing their assets, says Shaun Sheldrake, development director at Durkan


Blended approach


Blanket solutions are not best for regeneration, says Scott Crudgington, of Stevenage Council


Added value


How landlords can derive value through partnerships with contractors


Managed assets

09/11/2016 | By Arjan Dosanjh

Housing associations can really benefit from a holistic approach to asset management, says Arjan Dosanjh, commercial director at Monarch Partnership

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Hill and Hyde launch £150m joint venture

05/12/2016 | By Pete Apps

Hyde Housing Group and house builder Hill have launched their first joint venture, for 287 homes in Brent.


LSE: emergency housing package for young needed

01/12/2016 | By Mark Smulian

An emergency package to house young working Londoners is urgently needed in the capital, according to a report from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).


L&Q in £70m PRS deal

28/11/2016 | By Pete Apps

L&Q has continued its push into private rented sector development with a deal in excess of £70m to build a 178-home residential development in west London.

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Large London associations announce latest mega-merger plans

07/12/2016 | By Mark Smulian

Peabody and Family Mosaic housing associations have announced plans to merge to create a giant 55,000-home landlord.

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L&Q and East Thames complete merger and £2.6bn refinancing

06/12/2016 | By Nick Johnstone

L&Q and East Thames have completed their mega-merger, alongside a £2.6bn refinancing deal with seven banks.

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L&G raises £170m for build to rent investment

07/12/2016 | By Mark Smulian

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.

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