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Welsh Government launches inquiry into landlord

30/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

The Welsh Government has launched a statutory inquiry into a social landlord relating to a number of allegations surrounding the organisation.

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Landlord explains decision to remain independent

29/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

The chief executive of only the third landlord that failed to meet financial viability standards has explained the organisation’s decision not to seek a merger partner.

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HCA downgrades two associations in continuing trend

29/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

The social housing regulator has issued two more financial viability rating downgrades, as the trend for lower gradings in the sector continues.

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Welsh landlords told to model for Osborne-style rent cut

03/08/2015 | By Pete Apps

Social landlords in Wales are modelling the impact of an English-style rent cut, as the Welsh Government considers following George Osborne in tearing up the rent formula.

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Live blog - 4th August

04/08/2015 | By IH reporters

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Status quo

04/08/2015 | By Mike Owen

We have to show our government a rent cut in Wales would not be the best for our communities, says Mike Owen

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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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