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Jamie Ratcliff

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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'Rent cut will not affect existing security'

28/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

The sector’s two major valuers have agreed that George Osborne’s surprise rent cut will not affect existing loan security valuations – ending a fortnight of uncertainty for housing associations.

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Scottish Government considers higher grant levels

28/07/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Scottish ministers are considering raising social housing grant rates, ahead of the introduction of regulations that are expected to push up build costs.

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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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Owning our future

28/07/2015 | By David Orr

Housing associations should be able to determine their own future – not the government, says David Orr

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House builder reports 12% increase in turnover

29/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

Taylor Wimpey has today reported increased a £12.2% increase 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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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.

Welsh Assembly

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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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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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.

Welsh Assembly

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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Rise in numbers seeking housing help

16/06/2015 | By Corin Williams

More than 430,000 people asked Citizens Advice for help with a housing issue last year, an increase of 4% over 2013/14.

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Remaining independent

29/07/2015

Paul Dolan explains why Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust has remained independent despite previously being judged non-compliant with viability rules

Jamie Ratcliff

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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'Rent cut will not affect existing security'

28/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

The sector’s two major valuers have agreed that George Osborne’s surprise rent cut will not affect existing loan security valuations – ending a fortnight of uncertainty for housing associations.

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