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Just over 11,000 affordable rent conversions in London Video

31/03/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

Housing associations have converted just over 11,500 homes to affordable rents in London resulting in rent rises of nearly £60m.

Hackney development

L&Q to build 16,500 'genuinely affordable' homes without grant

31/03/2015 | By Pete Apps

L&Q will build more than 16,500 ‘genuinely affordable’ rented homes without government grant in the biggest housing association building drive in the sector’s history.

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Committee warns government homes cash 'sitting idle'

30/03/2015 | By Pete Apps

Cash for affordable housing is ‘sitting idle in government coffers’ after poor take-up of key programmes, the chair of a scrutiny committee has claimed.

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Mitie facing 'market pressure' over social housing

31/03/2015 | By Corin Williams

A contractor has warned its end-of-year profits will not meet expectations because of disappointing results in its social housing maintenance business.

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House builder hails ‘tremendous’ half-year results

25/03/2015 | By Corin Williams

Bellway has continued its strong financial performance and has posted a 41.2% increase in its gross profits, according to interim results.

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Sanctuary Group secures European Investment Bank funding

Housing associations eye PRS guarantees fund

23/03/2015 | By Pete Apps

Housing associations are eyeing up cheap debt to build thousands of private rented sector (PRS) homes through a government guarantees programme.

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Parliament passes law to ban 'revenge evictions'

17/03/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

A law to ban ‘revenge’ evictions was passed by the House of Lords after a long campaign spearheaded by housing charity Shelter. 

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Managing director, Housing Contact

It’s all about the process

12/03/2015 | Updated: 12/03/2015 | By John Doyle

Social landlords are likely underestimating the impact of universal credit on rent arrears, says John Doyle, managing director, Housing Contact

Procurement specialist, STC Energy

A transparent approach

12/03/2015 | Updated: 12/03/2015 | By Robert Tennant

Tranparency in buying energy is crucial for social landlords, says Robert Tennant, procurement specialist, STC Energy

Sanctuary Group secures European Investment Bank funding

Housing associations eye PRS guarantees fund

23/03/2015 | By Pete Apps

Housing associations are eyeing up cheap debt to build thousands of private rented sector (PRS) homes through a government guarantees programme.

Stock pic of eviction order

Parliament passes law to ban 'revenge evictions'

17/03/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

A law to ban ‘revenge’ evictions was passed by the House of Lords after a long campaign spearheaded by housing charity Shelter. 

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Anger over plans to limit PRS licensing

12/03/2015 | By Emily Twinch

Campaigning groups have slammed government plans to stop city or borough-wide private rented sector (PRS) licensing schemes.

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Aerial London

Just over 11,000 affordable rent conversions in London Video

31/03/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

Housing associations have converted just over 11,500 homes to affordable rents in London resulting in rent rises of nearly £60m.

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Merger agreed for Yorkshire housing associations

31/03/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

Two associations in Yorkshire have agreed to a merger that will see 1,100-home Sadeh Lok join 21,000-home Incommunities.

Hackney development

L&Q to build 16,500 'genuinely affordable' homes without grant

31/03/2015 | By Pete Apps

L&Q will build more than 16,500 ‘genuinely affordable’ rented homes without government grant in the biggest housing association building drive in the sector’s history.

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