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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

Fax: 020 7772 8591

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Landlords may move towards 'less generous' pension plans

28/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

Housing associations are likely to move more staff onto less generous retirement plans as a result of the latest increase in contributions to the sector’s pension scheme.  

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Fact-checking: are housing associations failing to build?

23/07/2015 | Updated: 24/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

The Spectator magazine and The Times newspaper have ...

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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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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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Much to play for

24/07/2015 | By Emma Maier

Plans for a possible merger between Circle Housing and Affinity Sutton, revealed this week by Inside Housing, are in their early stages, but they are hugely significant

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London association reports 85% jump in surplus

27/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

A London housing association has increased its surplus by 85%, boosted by income from property sales.

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Affinity Sutton increases surplus to £124m

23/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

One of England’s largest housing associations has increased its surplus to £124m, on the back of sales activity in London.

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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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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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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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Landlord's ambitious PRS company starts work on first scheme

04/06/2015 | By Carl Brown

A new housing association-owned company set up to attract hundreds of millions of pounds of investment to fund private rented homes has started work on its first scheme.

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Landlords may move towards 'less generous' pension plans

28/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

Housing associations are likely to move more staff onto less generous retirement plans as a result of the latest increase in contributions to the sector’s pension scheme.  

myths image

Fact-checking: are housing associations failing to build?

23/07/2015 | Updated: 24/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

The Spectator magazine and The Times newspaper have ...

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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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