Asset Management

For use in Inside Housing, 27 May 2016

The rationale for stock rationalisation Video

27/05/2016 | By Reni Eddo-Lodge

Housing associations are turning to stock rationalisation to become more efficient and save money. Reni Eddo-Lodge considers the evidence

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Association to demolish new blocks due to defects

25/05/2016 | By Carl Brown

A housing association is to demolish 48 homes just six years after they were built after uncovering a wide range of defects in the development.

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Mitie grows profit in 'year of two halves'

23/05/2016 | By Pete Apps

A major contractor has grown its operating profit from property management to £15.8m, despite a “year of two halves” in its social housing business.

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For use in Inside Housing, 6 May 2016

The funding revolution Video

05/05/2016 | By Mark Leftly

As housing associations turn to crowdfunding, Mark Leftly considers if these online platforms could provide a new source of investment in housebuilding

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AT-A-GLANCE: Northern Ireland parties' main housing policies

29/04/2016 | By Heather Spurr

AT-A-GLANCE: The housing policies of the main parties in Northern Ireland

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Completions drop 3%

26/05/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The number of homes built in the first three months of this year decreased by 3% compared to the same period last year.

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Starter Homes to eat up affordable supply

19/05/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

A third of councils to respond to an Inside Housing survey have revealed their entire affordable housing planning requirement could be swallowed up by Starter Homes.

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Sanctuary Group secures European Investment Bank funding

Government to combine building funds

25/05/2016 | By Pete Apps

The government is preparing to launch a £3bn loan fund for housebuilding which will roll up existing schemes into a single pot.

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For use in Inside Housing, 20 May 2016

Using headroom to the max? Video

20/05/2016 | By Keith Cooper

Councils were left with £2.9bn of borrowing headroom to build new homes, following a deal with the government in 2012. Keith Cooper investigates why dreams of a large-scale return to direct development have not come to pass.

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Peabody submits Thamesmead application

16/05/2016 | By Pete Apps

Peabody has submitted plans for the first phase of its multibillion pound regeneration of Thamesmead in south-east London.

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Axe the act

25/05/2016 | By Glyn Robbins

Grass roots opposition to the Housing and Planning Act will continue even though it has become law, says Glyn Robbins

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Justified criticism

13/05/2016 | By John Perry

The Public Accounts Committee was right in its criticism of the extended Right to Buy, says John Perry

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Re-designing the Right to Buy

12/05/2016 | By Eamon McGoldrick

The changes to Right to Buy gives councils the opportunity to push for a better deal, says Eamon McGoldrick

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