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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 record £209m surplus

30/06/2015 | By Pete Apps

L&Q has posted a record annual surplus of more than £200m as it gears up to begin its ambitious 50,000-home development drive.

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Charity calls for priority for older people in housing

30/06/2015 | By News team

A charity has written to new ministers calling for greater priority to be given to housing for older people.

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Associations feel like there's 'no choice but affordable rent'

30/06/2015 | By Carl Brown

Housing associations feel they have ‘no option but to develop homes for ‘affordable rent’ rather than social rent, research has found.

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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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One in six private rented homes 'unsafe'

21/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

Nearly one in six privately rented homes in England is physically unsafe, a report published today has said.

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Death on Hyde estate sparks HCA intervention

20/05/2015 | By Heather Spurr

The death of a woman hit by a truck has prompted the English social housing regulator to investigate whether other tenants are at risk of harm on an estate owned by a large housing association.

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