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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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Welsh Assembly

Regulator demands urgent action from association

11/09/2015 | By Corin Williams

The Welsh Government has issued a severely critical regulatory judgement on Tai Calon Community Housing in response to a failure by its management team that led to a £2.6m deficit.

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Housing association's future under threat

04/09/2015 | By Carl Brown

A supported housing provider may no longer have a future as a viable, independent business following a liquidity crisis, the social housing regulator has warned.

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Associations should consider sharing CEOs, says Lewis

09/10/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Housing associations should consider sharing chief executives in order to save cash, Brandon Lewis has said.

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Wendy Mann on What a Difference the Day Job Makes

09/10/2015 | By Longhurst Group

I’ve worked in social housing for 14 years, and I know it may be a bit of a cliché but it really is the people I meet and speak to that make my job worthwhile. Over the years I’ve worked with a lot of customers. Sometimes they amaze me with their circumstances, but sometimes they make me decide to do just a little bit more.

David Orr

Orr writes to reassure RTB 'no' voters

09/10/2015 | By Jonathan Bunn

David Orr has written to associations opposed to the Right to Buy voluntary deal to reassure them the National Housing Federation will still “make the case” for what it believes is right.

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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.


A burning issue


Social housing has the power to improve fire safety - starting with fire safety doors, says Peter Gannaway

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