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Paul Hackett, director of the Smith Institute

Make up, don't break up

17/04/2015 | By Paul Hackett

Governments and councils need to work together to tackle the housing crisis - rather than conduct phoney bidding wars on phantom housing targets, says Paul Hackett

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Asset generation

17/04/2015 | By Mark Henderson

Fail to listen to a community when you regenerate and they will become your biggest obstacle rather than an asset, says Mark Henderson

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Done deal Video

16/04/2015 | By Keith Cooper

Wales has signed a historic deal with Westminster to end the creaming off of council rents. Keith Cooper examines the fine print

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Persimmon increases revenue to £2bn in 2015

16/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

A major house builder has increased its sales revenue to £2bn in the first four months of the year.

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Landlords exposed to grant clawback after deadline passes

16/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

Around 2,000 homes apparently missed the ‘drop dead’ date completions under the Affordable Homes Programme (AHP) in London, leaving landlords exposed to millions in grant clawback.  

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Persimmon increases revenue to £2bn in 2015

16/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

A major house builder has increased its sales revenue to £2bn in the first four months of the year.

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Councils forced to sell expensive homes under Tory Right to Buy plan

14/04/2015 | By Carl Brown

Councils would be forced to sell off their most expensive properties when they become empty in order to help fund the Conservatives’ extension of the Right to Buy to housing associations.

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Chief executive, Stockport Council

Q&A with Eamonn Boylan

24/03/2015 | By Stuart Macdonald

Eamonn Boylan may have been the chief executive of Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council since January 2010, but his heart is still 100% housing.

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Landlords 'only able to replace one in five Right to Buy homes'

17/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

Housing associations are only able to replace one in every five homes sold under the preserved Right to Buy, according to an exclusive snap poll by Inside Housing.

Metropolitan and Hyde are swapping 2,500 homes

Landlords line up major swap of properties

15/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

Two large London housing associations are lining up a major swap of around 2,500 homes, as one landlord seeks full control of a large estate in the capital.

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Procurement consortium launches materials supply initiative

03/04/2015 | By Corin Williams

A £250m deal to supply social landlords with building and maintenance materials for the next four years has been struck by Procurement for Housing (PfH).

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