Asset Management

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Trellick Tower in line for £7.2m restoration programme

17/05/2017 | By Greg Pitcher

The iconic brutalist tower block Trellick Tower is to undergo a £7.2m restoration programme.

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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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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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Rents fall in areas of oversupply in prime central London

23/05/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

Rents have begun falling in specific parts of central London’s prime market, as oversupply dents rental growth in areas.

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Councils and developers welcome Supreme Court planning judgement

10/05/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Councils and developers have welcomed a landmark Supreme Court judgement that has ruled on councils’ powers to block new developments.

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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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Rents fall in areas of oversupply in prime central London

23/05/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

Rents have begun falling in specific parts of central London’s prime market, as oversupply dents rental growth in areas.

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Conservatives' flagship CPO plans for social rent 'could face legal challenge'

16/05/2017 | By Greg Pitcher

Tory plans to overhaul compulsory purchase laws to boost social housing provision could be challenged in parliament and through the courts, experts have warned.

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Galliford Try acquires South East-based contractor

15/05/2017 | By Greg Pitcher

Galliford Try has acquired Southampton-based contractor and developer Drew Smith Group.

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Welsh housing association plans £250m bond

23/05/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

Wales’ third-largest housing association is to issue a £250m bond to refinance its current loan portfolio and pump more money into development.

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Wandle bags £70m debt from RBS and Lloyds

23/05/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

Wandle has secured £70m of loan finance from Lloyds and the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to help fund its plans to build 1,000 homes by 2021.

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Association secures debt package from pension fund and Japanese bank

22/05/2017 | By Nick Johnstone , Greg Pitcher

Network Homes has secured a £50m loan facility from a Japanese bank working with a UK pension fund.

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