99% of housing associations hit HCA deadline

04/11/2015 | By Chloë Stothart

Almost all housing associations have hit the deadline for submission of their revised business plans to the regulator following the government’s rent reduction announcement.

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HCA downgrades landlord over data errors

28/10/2015 | By Carl Brown

The English social housing regulator has downgraded the governance rating of a South West housing association over repeated errors in data submissions.

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Plus Dane given ratings boost after overhaul

30/09/2015 | By Carl Brown

Plus Dane has had its governance rating upgraded and now complies with all regulatory standards, following a drastic overhaul of its governance and finances.

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Policies 'will lead to 34,000 fewer new homes'

27/11/2015 | By Carl Brown

Conservative government policies will lead to 34,000 fewer homes built by housing associations than previously expected, despite Wednesday’s unveiling of increased housing funding.

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House prices rise above inflation

27/11/2015 | By Carl Brown

Every region of England and Wales has experienced inflation-busting house price increases year-on-year, according to official figures released today.


Way forward

27/11/2015 | By Richard Claxton

Housing development companies must be as independent of local authorities as possible, says Richard Claxton

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Call for 'agreed approach' on NI flags

05/11/2015 | By Jonathan Bunn

Northern Irish housing associations have called for an “agreed approach” to deal with a mounting problem of new developments being targetted with sectarian flags.

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A gas safety reminder

28/09/2015 | By Chris Green

A recent case has highlighted the hefty financial implications of health and safety failures, says Chris Green from Weightmans

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ALMO fined over gas breach

18/09/2015 | By Corin Williams

An arm’s-length management organisation has been fined £6,660 after its contractor caused a build-up of gas in two properties by capping chimneys used to vent gas boilers and fires.

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