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The latest on social housing finance, including news, views and analysis on lending, bonds, institutional investment, grant rates, affordable rent, and regulation.

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Lower benefit cap would 'push affordable rents out of reach'

23/10/2014

Affordable rents would be out of reach for families on benefit in London if welfare is capped at £23,000 a year, landlords have warned.

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Housing association U-turn on controversial board pay policy

22/10/2014

A housing association criticised for excessive board remuneration has slashed the salary of its chair by nearly half.

Cameron Watt

Northern Ireland housing associations 'outperforming rest of the UK' Video

22/10/2014

The Northern Ireland housing association sector is growing at more than double the rate of its counterparts in the rest of the UK, according to analysis that will be launched tomorrow.

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Chair, Pellings

Price fixation can be costly

17/10/2014

Social landlords should not repeat past mistakes by valuing cost over quality

Aman Sahota

No PRS answer

15/10/2014

Aman Sahota from Lewis Silkin argues that a new ‘use class’ in planning regulations is not the way to encourage institutions to invest in the private rented sector

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Taxing problems

14/10/2014

Could we invent a worse system of taxing housing than the one we have now?

Consultant, Clarke Willmott

Regeneration blues

14/10/2014

Will the government’s estate regeneration programme appeal to social landlords? David Percival has his doubts

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