Risk & Judgements
Shoreline Housing Partnership has been downgraded because its focus on a potential merger has led to “reduced capacity” in its leadership team, the regulator has warned.
The regulator has warned associations to keep reputational risk to the sector in mind as new freedoms to dispose of stock, merge, and restructure without consent kick in.
A housing association in Glasgow has appointed four board members to a housing association following a “serious governance failure”.
Value for Money
Borrowing caps on councils’ Housing Revenue Accounts (HRA) should be raised – and, in some cases, scrapped – to help boost housebuilding, MPs have recommended.
The Chartered Institute of Housing president walks off a skyscraper, Gavin Barwell’s family get involved in his campaign and we ponder the latest piece of housing association branding
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Health and Safety
A huge blaze that ripped through five floors of a council-owned tower block was caused by a faulty tumble dryer, the London Fire Brigade has confirmed.
The gas fright homes Video
In April, Conars Court received a full set of gas safety certificates. Almost immediately, the gas supply had to be cut off. Simon Brandon investigates
Too many housing associations do not support the victims of workplace violence, says John Gray