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Association downgraded over 'reduced capacity' in leadership team

26/04/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Shoreline Housing Partnership has been downgraded because its focus on a potential merger has led to “reduced capacity” in its leadership team, the regulator has warned.

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'Keep reputational risk in mind' warns regulator as changes kick in

06/04/2017 | By Pete Apps

The regulator has warned associations to keep reputational risk to the sector in mind as new freedoms to dispose of stock, merge, and restructure without consent kick in.

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Regulator appoints board members to housing association

03/04/2017 | By Luke Barratt

A housing association in Glasgow has appointed four board members to a housing association following a “serious governance failure”.

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MPs: scrap Housing Revenue Account cap where housing unaffordable

29/04/2017 | By Kate Youde

Borrowing caps on councils’ Housing Revenue Accounts (HRA) should be raised – and, in some cases, scrapped – to help boost housebuilding, MPs have recommended.

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Election Battlefront II

28/04/2017 | By Closed Circuit

The Chartered Institute of Housing president walks off a skyscraper, Gavin Barwell’s family get involved in his campaign and we ponder the latest piece of housing association branding

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UK Housing Awards 2017 gallery

28/04/2017

For the full gallery of photos from the night and the list of winners, please visit:https://ukha.secure-platform.com/a/page/Winners/winners-gallery

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Funeral for a framework?

16/02/2017 | By Alan Heron

Have recent changes to procurement made conventional frameworks obsolete? Alan Heron, head of procurement at the Procurement Hub explains

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Procuring the future

16/02/2017

Katie Saunders and John Forde of Trowers & Hamlins explain how a dynamic purchasing system operates

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Tower block blaze 'caused by faulty dryer'

30/08/2016

A huge blaze that ripped through five floors of a council-owned tower block was caused by a faulty tumble dryer, the London Fire Brigade has confirmed.

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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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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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