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Association secures debt package from pension fund and Japanese bank

22/05/2017 | By Nick Johnstone , Greg Pitcher

Network Homes has secured a £50m loan facility from a Japanese bank working with a UK pension fund.

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Associations call for rent freedom after Tories pledge 'flexibility'

19/05/2017 | By Greg Pitcher

Housing association bosses have urged the next government to let them set their own rents, after the Conservative manifesto pledged more flexibility for the sector.

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March sees most mortgages to first-time buyers for 10 years

17/05/2017 | By Greg Pitcher

First-time buyers received the most mortgages in March this year than any period for 10 years, sector data has revealed.

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West Midlands associations consider using choice-based lettings for Right to Buy

11/05/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Housing associations in the West Midlands are considering using the region’s choice-based lettings system to help those in ineligible properties for the Right to Buy identify alternative homes.

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West Midlands 'selected' as Right to Buy pilot region

04/05/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

The government is understood to have chosen the West Midlands as the area for its regional Right to Buy pilot prior to calling the snap election.

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Countryside grows revenue and profit

18/05/2017 | By Greg Pitcher

Countryside Properties ramped up its affordable housing completion rate last winter, and grew both revenue and profit.

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Persimmon boosts forward sales revenue

27/04/2017 | By Pete Apps

One of the UK’s largest house builders has boosted its sales turnover by 11% this year, as sales increase and house prices rise.

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Helping PRS tenants Rent with Confidence

22/05/2017 | By Christopher Hale

Wolverhampton City Council has launched a star rating system for private landlords in a bid to push up standards. Head of housing Christopher Hale explains more

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Where the axe will fall Video

13/04/2017 | By Pete Apps , Sophie Barnes

Pete Apps and Sophie Barnes assess the potential impact of the forthcoming cut to housing benefit for young people

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Helping PRS tenants Rent with Confidence

22/05/2017 | By Christopher Hale

Wolverhampton City Council has launched a star rating system for private landlords in a bid to push up standards. Head of housing Christopher Hale explains more

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Where the axe will fall Video

13/04/2017 | By Pete Apps , Sophie Barnes

Pete Apps and Sophie Barnes assess the potential impact of the forthcoming cut to housing benefit for young people

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Councils receive new powers to fine 'rogue' landlords

06/04/2017 | By Luke Barratt

Councils will receive new powers to deal with rogue landlords from today, the government has announced.

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Amicus Horizon and Viridian merge to form Optivo

22/05/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

Amicus Horizon and Viridian have today launched their merged 44,000-home housing association and named it Optivo.

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Association secures debt package from pension fund and Japanese bank

22/05/2017 | By Nick Johnstone , Greg Pitcher

Network Homes has secured a £50m loan facility from a Japanese bank working with a UK pension fund.

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Associations call for rent freedom after Tories pledge 'flexibility'

19/05/2017 | By Greg Pitcher

Housing association bosses have urged the next government to let them set their own rents, after the Conservative manifesto pledged more flexibility for the sector.

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