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Done deal Video

16/04/2015 | By Keith Cooper

Wales has signed a historic deal with Westminster to end the creaming off of council rents. Keith Cooper examines the fine print

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Landlords exposed to grant clawback after deadline passes

16/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

Around 2,000 homes apparently missed the ‘drop dead’ date completions under the Affordable Homes Programme (AHP) in London, leaving landlords exposed to millions in grant clawback.  

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Lib Dems pledge increased investment in housing

15/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

The Liberal Democrat party has pledged to increase capital investment in new housing as it sets out wide-ranging proposals to build 300,000 homes per year.

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Persimmon increases revenue to £2bn in 2015

16/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

A major house builder has increased its sales revenue to £2bn in the first four months of the year.

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Right to Buy: Dangerous policy

15/04/2015 | By Stephen Howlett

Extending the Right to Buy to housing associations would be damaging for London, says Stephen Howlett. The policy is ‘flawed, dangerous and wrong’

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Council advertises social homes privately after waiting list cut

09/04/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

A West Midlands council is advertising local social housing on the open market after slashing its housing waiting list.

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A new era for affordable rents? Video

27/03/2015

The New Era estate hit the headlines after private tenants mobilised a massive protest against plans to increase rents.

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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

FOR SALE

Council advertises social homes privately after waiting list cut

09/04/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

A West Midlands council is advertising local social housing on the open market after slashing its housing waiting list.

Comments (3)

New Era

A new era for affordable rents? Video

27/03/2015

The New Era estate hit the headlines after private tenants mobilised a massive protest against plans to increase rents.

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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Done deal Video

16/04/2015 | By Keith Cooper

Wales has signed a historic deal with Westminster to end the creaming off of council rents. Keith Cooper examines the fine print

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South west housing associations announce merger

16/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

Two social landlords have merged to become one of the biggest providers in the south west.

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Landlords exposed to grant clawback after deadline passes

16/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

Around 2,000 homes apparently missed the ‘drop dead’ date completions under the Affordable Homes Programme (AHP) in London, leaving landlords exposed to millions in grant clawback.  

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