Finance


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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£50m announced for infrastructure to unlock housing developments

23/04/2014

The Communities and Local Government department has announced today a new £50 million investment fund to help large-scale housing developments to get off the ground.

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Average housing benefit claim processed a week late

23/04/2014

Local authorities took longer than three weeks to process housing benefit claims on average, a week longer than their target time.

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1.75m British families poorer due to welfare cuts

22/04/2014

The bedroom tax and other welfare cuts have caused 1.75 million of Britain’s lowest income families to become poorer, according to a report.

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Jules Birch

Full value

22/04/2014

With 13 months left until the general election, how can housing demonstrate its economic, social and political value?

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Living wage moral conundrum Video

17/04/2014

This week we reveal the results of a survey asking whether social landlords pay the living wage.

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The will to work

17/04/2014

Motivating staff is becoming increasingly tricky as pay falls in real terms and workloads increase, argues Inside Housing’s anonymous columnist

Colin Wiles

The mansion tax mistake

15/04/2014

Reform of council tax would be a better alternative to the mansion tax, writes Colin Wiles

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