Regulation

Regulation specialist

Senior reporter, Inside Housing

Heather Spurr

Senior reporter and campaign editor

E-mail: heather.spurr@insidehousing.co.uk

Phone: 020 7772 8362

Fax: 020 7772 8591

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Large housing association rated 'non-compliant'

11/07/2016 | By Heather Spurr

The social housing regulator has downgraded a housing association’s governance to a non-compliant rating over “significant weaknesses” in its information about its housing stock.

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Association receives downgrade over VFM

17/03/2016 | By Carl Brown , Heather Spurr

A housing association has today had its governance rating downgraded over its value-for-money self-assessment.

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Landlord downgraded over gas safety

24/02/2016 | By Heather Spurr

A housing association has received a governance downgrade from the English social housing regulator for failing to carry out gas safety checks on 160 properties.

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Tenants 'face average £1,000 rent hike'

29/08/2016 | By Heather Spurr

Council tenants across England face rent hikes of £1,000 a year on average under the government’s Pay to Stay scheme, according to research published today.

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Off target

26/08/2016 | By Jules Birch , Jules Birch

The latest housebuilding figures make the case for a fiscal stimulus in the Autumn unanswerable, says Jules Birch

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Merseyside RTB sales increased due to low demand elsewhere

26/08/2016 | By Pete Apps

The number of homes sold in Merseyside under the Right to Buy extension pilot was upped to compensate for low sales elsewhere, Inside Housing can reveal.

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Due diligence

17/06/2016 | By Jan Ashworth

It’s important to work with an OJEU-compliant partner for energy procurement, says Jan Ashworth, head of Official Journal of the European Union at Inspired Energy

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Stamp of approval

17/06/2016

Landlords can navigate complex European procurement rules by outsourcing, says Birmingham Council’s Bill Mealey

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Blame the victims

28/06/2016 | By John Gray

Too many housing associations do not support the victims of workplace violence, says John Gray

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Carbon monoxide alert

15/06/2016 | By Ross Fraser

Carbon monoxide deaths are preventable, but safety measures vary across the sector, says Ross Fraser

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The gas fright homes Video

28/07/2016 | By Simon Brandon

In April, Conars Court received a full set of gas safety certificates. Almost immediately, the gas supply had to be cut off. Simon Brandon investigates

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