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Landlords measure up social housing 'factory'


A house building ‘factory’ that could produce 1,000 homes a year for 40 social landlords could be up and running by 2016.

Chief exceutive, Housing 21

Six-figure payout to ex-Housing & Care 21 chief executive


A chief executive who departed a housing association after assuming responsibility for the loss of £30m in a bungled regeneration project has received a six-figure payout.

Philip Hogg

Scottish builders warn exhausted mortgage scheme could slow housing market


House builders have warned the Scottish Government that improved activity in the housing market could be constrained due to the funding for the Help to Buy scheme running dry.

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Theresa Mohammed, Trowers

Put bad practice behind you


Social landlords don’t know whether contractors are requesting payment for the right amounts, warns Theresa Mohammed

Editor, Inside Housing

The battle for hearts and minds


The scale of the crisis in housing supply is increasingly well rehearsed, writes Emma Maier

Chief executive, Gateway Housing

Smaller landlords are ready to step up


Smaller landlords such as Gateway are in a position to step up delivery under the 2015-18 grant programme

Cat and dog sharing from food bowl

Sharing made easier for social landlords


A legal change will boost Scottish social landlords’ shared equity sales

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