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Finance experts say the downgrade of one of London’s oldest housing associations by ratings agency Moody’s is likely to have ‘no impact’ on investor demand for a £350 million bond issue.
The Northern Irish Government’s decision to scrap funding for independent living schemes for disabled and elderly residents will be challenged in court.
A London borough is planning to launch one of the largest council house building programmes in decades with up to 20,000 homes.
Although the chancellor recognised that housing supply is an issue in the autumn statement, he failed to offer game-changing policy
For housing associations, ‘commercial’ is the word of the year - but it has many meanings, says Steve Douglas
Two years ago this week the government published its housing strategy for England and the ‘unashamedly ambitious plan’ is still only a collection of policies.
In Edinburgh and Cardiff this week the devolved administrations were at pains to stress their respective housing bills are intended to support social landlords in making the most of their homes.