Landlord receives governance rating upgrade

26/08/2015 | By Carl Brown

A Midlands housing association now complies with regulatory standards following a governance rating upgrade today.

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HCA names late accounts culprits

13/08/2015 | By Chloe Stothart , Carl Brown

The English social housing regulator is now naming smaller providers which have missed financial reporting deadlines as part of a new ‘transparent’ approach.

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HCA admonishes nine for late accounts

12/08/2015 | By Chloë Stothart

Nine small housing associations have been admonished by the English social housing regulator for late submission of financial statements.

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Associations may step back from bond market

01/09/2015 | By Pete Apps

Housing associations may step back from the public bond market as ongoing uncertainty pushes up the price of previously issued bonds.

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Peabody records £50m underlying surplus

01/09/2015 | By Pete Apps

Peabody increased its core surplus to £50m and invested more than £350m in new and existing stock last financial year, according to its latest accounts.

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Manchester association launches commercial property arm

01/09/2015 | By Pete Apps

A Manchester-based housing association has launched a commercial building arm which aims to complete 100 new homes every year for sale on the open market.

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Mears fined £15,000 for gas safety breach

19/08/2015 | By Emily Twinch

A court has fined repairs contractor Mears £15,000 for leaving the life of an elderly social housing tenant at risk from a dangerous gas heater.

Police line do not cross

Association assisting police following child death

17/08/2015 | By Sarah Graham

Aster Group is assisting police with their investigation following the death of a five-year-old girl in one of the housing association’s Weymouth properties.

The homes were at risk of carbon monoxide

Housing association fined £6,000 for carbon monoxide breach

14/08/2015 | By Corin Williams

The Health and Safety Executive has fined North Devon Homes £6,000 after a tenant’s life was put at “immediate risk” from carbon monoxide poisoning.

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