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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 85% jump in surplus

27/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

A London housing association has increased its surplus by 85%, boosted by income from property sales.

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Fact-checking: are housing associations failing to build?

23/07/2015 | Updated: 24/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

The Spectator magazine and The Times newspaper have ...

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Owning our future

28/07/2015 | By David Orr

Housing associations should be able to determine their own future - not the government, says David Orr

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Testing times

24/07/2015 | By Steve Lorriman

Landlords need to think about water safety checks following changes in guidance, says Steve Lorriman

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What lies beneath

22/07/2015 | By Martin Hilditch

Built in 2009, the 64 council houses in Gorebridge’s Newbyres Crescent should have been a dream destination. Instead, they exposed familes to such serious health risks the homes are now being demolished. Martin Hilditch investigates.

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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.

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