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Manchester association launches commercial property arm

01/09/2015 | By Pete Apps

A Manchester-based housing association has launched a commercial building arm which aims to complete 100 new homes every year for sale on the open market.

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Government policies 'will cost councils £6.3bn'

01/09/2015 | By Carl Brown

Government policies will cost councils an extra £6.3bn over the next five years, the Local Government Association has estimated.

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New chair for Placeshapers

01/09/2015 | By Carl Brown

The chief executive of a 4,500-home Hertfordshire housing association has this week taken over as chair of the Placeshapers group of landlords.

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Public registrations increase 17%

28/08/2015 | By Carl Brown

The number of homes registered to be built by social landlords increased 17% in a year as work has started on properties under the 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme.

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Homes for veterans Video

28/08/2015 | By David Blackman

Veterans in Bristol are building their own affordable rent homes, with the help of a project funded by bank fines from the financial crisis. But are such projects sustainable? David Blackman reports

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Councils to build more homes after government defeat

27/08/2015 | By Corin Williams

Two councils in Devon have said they can now build more than 100 extra affordable homes because of a High Court ruling that overturned the government’s policy to strike affordable housing from small developments.

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Investment enables offices to homes conversion

26/08/2015 | By Corin Williams

A Bristol community group set up to convert empty office buildings into affordable housing has secured a £425,000 mortgage to fund its first scheme.

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Houses of Parliament

Sector lobbies on Right to Buy and rent cut

02/09/2015 | By Corin Williams

The financial straits housing associations are facing due to Right to Buy and the social housing rent cut has dominated submissions to a parliamentary inquiry on the future of the sector.

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Associations may step back from bond market

01/09/2015 | By Pete Apps

Housing associations may step back from the public bond market as ongoing uncertainty pushes up the price of previously issued bonds.

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Generation Rent survives threat of closure

02/09/2015 | By Heather Spurr

National campaign group Generation Rent claims it is financially secure following a fundraising campaign over the last month.

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Top 60: Regeneration Schemes of the Year

21/08/2015 | By Michael Atherton

Inside Housing is showcasing the best 60 developments of the last year. This year, our list is split into 10 categories of excellence which we will reveal over the next few weeks. Michael Atherton reports on the best regeneration schemes of the year

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Top 60: Private Rented Sector Developments of the Year

14/08/2015 | By Michael Atherton

Inside Housing is showcasing the best 60 developments of the last year. This year, our list is split into 10 categories of excellence which we will reveal over the next few weeks. Michael Atherton reports on the best private rented sector developments of the year

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Top 60: Market Sale Developments of the Year  

31/07/2015 | By Michael Atherton

Inside Housing is showcasing the best 60 developments of the last year. This year, our list is split into 10 categories of excellence which we will reveal over the next few weeks. Michael Atherton reports on the best market sale developments of the year

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Top 60 Developments: Extra Care Developments of the Year

24/07/2015 | By Michael Atherton

Inside Housing is showcasing the best 60 developments of the last year. This year, our list is split into 10 categories of excellence which we will reveal over the next few weeks. Michael Atherton reports on the best extra care developments of the year.

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Top 60: Innovative Developments of the Year

17/07/2015 | By Michael Atherton

Inside Housing is showcasing the best 60 developments of the last year. This year, our list is split into 10 categories of excellence which we will reveal over the next 10 weeks. Michael Atherton reports on the most innovative developments of the year.

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