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Associations 'facing downgrades' over asset registers

24/06/2015 | By Pete Apps

Housing associations in England could face regulatory downgrades if the Homes and Communities Agency uncovers insufficient asset and liability registers in its new in-depth assessments.

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'A third of tenant data is inaccurate'

24/06/2015 | By Jess McCabe

More than a third of data that social landlords hold on tenants is inaccurate or missing, according to a tech supplier to the housing sector.

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HCA reveals 'in-depth assessment' process

19/06/2015 | By Carl Brown

The English social housing regulator has set out the way it will conduct in-depth assessments (IDAs) of housing associations.

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London association reports record £209m surplus

30/06/2015 | By Pete Apps

L&Q has posted a record annual surplus of more than £200m as it gears up to begin its ambitious 50,000-home development drive.

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Charity calls for priority for older people in housing

30/06/2015 | By News team

A charity has written to new ministers calling for greater priority to be given to housing for older people.

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Associations feel like there's 'no choice but affordable rent'

30/06/2015 | By Carl Brown

Housing associations feel they have ‘no option but to develop homes for ‘affordable rent’ rather than social rent, research has found.

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Fire officers monitoring timber frame use

26/06/2015 | By Corin Williams

The Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) is stepping up surveillance of fires at timber frame buildings because of the material’s increased use.


One in six private rented homes 'unsafe'

21/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Nearly one in six privately rented homes in England is physically unsafe, a report published today has said.

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Death on Hyde estate sparks HCA intervention

20/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

The death of a woman hit by a truck has prompted the English social housing regulator to investigate whether other tenants are at risk of harm on an estate owned by a large housing association.

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