Finance

Finance specialist

Senior reporter, Inside Housing

Heather Spurr

Senior reporter and campaign editor

E-mail: heather.spurr@insidehousing.co.uk

Phone: 020 7772 8362

Fax: 020 7772 8591

Paragon issues £250m bond

Unregistered landlord secures £40m

23/05/2016 | By Pete Apps

A non-registered housing association has secured a £40m private placement from an institutional investor.

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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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Councils hold back from new HRA borrowing

20/05/2016 | By Keith Cooper

Billions of pounds in potential housing investment are being shored up by councils for fear of further changes to rent-setting rules, new analysis by Inside Housing has found.

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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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Welsh associations record joint £76m surplus

24/05/2016 | By Pete Apps

The largest housing associations in Wales recorded a joint surplus of £76m and built 89% of the country’s affordable housing in 2014/15.

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Association reports 28% surplus boost to markets

24/05/2016 | By Pete Apps

A housing association has reported a 28% increase in surplus, after issuing preliminary results to the stock markets for the first time.

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CIH: Low LHA rates lock out claimants

13/05/2016 | By Pete Apps

Housing benefit rates paid to claimants renting privately have fallen well below actual market rents - leaving claimants with no access to housing.

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12 reasons Sadiq Khan may struggle to deliver his housing pledges

12/05/2016 | By Nick Duxbury

London’s new mayor will have to overcome government opposition and profit-hungry developers if he wants to build more affordable homes.

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Knowledge is power

11/03/2016 | By Simon Hollingsworth

How will housing providers turn a changing political environment into an opportunity? Simon Hollingsworth, managing director of Housing Partners considers the future

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CIH: Low LHA rates lock out claimants

13/05/2016 | By Pete Apps

Housing benefit rates paid to claimants renting privately have fallen well below actual market rents - leaving claimants with no access to housing.

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12 reasons Sadiq Khan may struggle to deliver his housing pledges

12/05/2016 | By Nick Duxbury

London’s new mayor will have to overcome government opposition and profit-hungry developers if he wants to build more affordable homes.

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Limited options

09/05/2016 | By Joanne Roney

The government’s homeownership drive could be threatening the quality of choice for tenants, says Joanne Roney

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Paragon issues £250m bond

Unregistered landlord secures £40m

23/05/2016 | By Pete Apps

A non-registered housing association has secured a £40m private placement from an institutional investor.

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Mega-merger board and finance director named

23/05/2016 | By Pete Apps

The three landlords joining to create the housing sector’s biggest ever merger have named the finance director and group board of the planned new organisation.

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Councils hold back from new HRA borrowing

20/05/2016 | By Keith Cooper

Billions of pounds in potential housing investment are being shored up by councils for fear of further changes to rent-setting rules, new analysis by Inside Housing has found.

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