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Deputy news editor, Inside Housing

Pete Apps

Deputy news editor

E-mail: peter.apps@insidehousing.co.uk

Phone: 020 7772 8360

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Fair trading

31/07/2015 | By Darren Watmough

Our ‘customer’ is the government - not our tenants, says Darren Watmough

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Close to a third of starts for rental

31/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

Around 29% of housing starts in the first quarter of 2015 were homes developed specifically for rent, a new report backed by the British Property Federation has said.

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Opportunity knocks

29/07/2015 | By Jamie Ratcliff

Although they present organisations with difficult decisions, the government’s extensive housing reforms also offer opportunities for housing providers, says Jamie Ratcliff

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Changing focus

30/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

The era of social housing is over and the market rules, according to Genesis chief executive Neil Hadden. Peter Apps finds out how he plans for Genesis to be at the forefront of the change.

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Surge in Right to Buy fraud in London

30/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

The number of detected Right to Buy frauds in London has more than doubled in a year, councils have reported.

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House builder reports 12% increase in turnover

29/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

Taylor Wimpey has today reported a £12.2% increase in revenues boosted by higher sales prices.

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Genesis reports drop in surplus

29/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

Genesis has booked a £36.3m surplus for the last financial year, a decrease of around 10% on its figure for the year before.

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Identity crisis

31/07/2015 | By Richard Parker

Housing associations must innovate to avoid being marginalised in the face of the growing private rented sector, says Richard Parker

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Generation Rent faces 'oblivion' after funding cut

29/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

Generation Rent has launched a crowdfunding campaign to maintain its existence, after having its funding pulled by a major donor.

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Fresh dialogue

28/05/2015

How can social landlords get the most out of procurement - and avoid signing up to under-priced contracts that don’t deliver what they need? Mathew Baxter, managing director of echelon Consultancy, gets into the key details

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Identity crisis

31/07/2015 | By Richard Parker

Housing associations must innovate to avoid being marginalised in the face of the growing private rented sector, says Richard Parker

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Generation Rent faces 'oblivion' after funding cut

29/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

Generation Rent has launched a crowdfunding campaign to maintain its existence, after having its funding pulled by a major donor.

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Committee calls for 'stronger' private renting bill

29/06/2015 | By Pete Apps

A new bill aimed at improving the rented sector in Wales must be ‘strengthened’ in several key areas, a committee of Welsh Assembly members has said.

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Fair trading

31/07/2015 | By Darren Watmough

Our ‘customer’ is the government - not our tenants, says Darren Watmough

for rent sign

Close to a third of starts for rental

31/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

Around 29% of housing starts in the first quarter of 2015 were homes developed specifically for rent, a new report backed by the British Property Federation has said.

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Measure of success

31/07/2015 | By Helen Clifton

More landlords need to be measuring social value. Helen Clifton finds out how a handy toolkit can help with this

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