Social landlords make a significant contribution in an impressive range of areas, from employment, to health, to economic growth
Defiant councils have struck back at Brandon Lewis after he accused local authorities of cheating tenants out of their Right to Buy through setting up housing companies.
Bellway has continued its strong financial performance and has posted a 41.2% increase in its gross profits, according to interim results.
Inner city council estates were once the solution to the housing crisis, then the problem. Now they could be the solution again. But for who?
Sector leaders would challenge any government attempt to extend the Right to Buy policy for housing associations in court.
Land & Construction
The sector ‘can and should do more’ on inefficiency, and value for money downgrades are ‘unacceptable’, the housing minister Brandon Lewis said today.
The government has announced 20 new confirmed housing zones outside of London – double the number announced in June last year.
A deal to transfer 8,500 Salford council homes to a new housing association has been finally signed off with just a week to spare.
Social landlords should take note: a recent case could make it more difficult to dispute the cost of a construction contracts, says Theresa Mohammed
Stock transfer housing associations are on an equal footing with traditional landlords in terms of credit strength, a major credit agency has said.
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