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Government working with councils on fixed-term tenancies

TOP STORY: The government has set up a working group of 20 councils to look at how to implement fixed-term tenancies, a key plank of the Housing and Planning Act.

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Moody's: negative outlook for associations in 2017

06/12/2016 10:00 am

English housing associations’ creditworthiness will suffer next year as shrinking grants and rental income drive them into riskier ventures.

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Scottish Government proposes planning fees hike

06/12/2016 8:53 am

The Scottish Government has proposed increasing planning fees more than fourfold for some major applications, as part of a consultation published today.

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Sheffield associations and councils sign housing deal

05/12/2016 5:45 pm

Social landlords and local authorities across the Sheffield City Region have signed a compact which they hope could lead to a devolution deal on housing.

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Builders hit back at Javid landbank threat

05/12/2016 5:35 pm

House builders have hit back at a threat by communities secretary Sajid Javid to tackle alleged landbanking.

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Hill and Hyde launch £150m joint venture

05/12/2016 5:30 pm

Hyde Housing Group and house builder Hill have launched their first joint venture, for 287 homes in Brent.

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£13bn housing investment included on infrastructure list

05/12/2016 12:43 pm

Investment of almost £13bn in 18 housing projects and programmes has been listed in the government’s £500bn infrastructure pipeline.

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'New regulator is not a return to TSA,' say HCA leaders

05/12/2016 7:30 am

Senior leaders at the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) have hit back at criticisms over regular changes to the social housing regulator over the past decade.

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Council chief with housing background in line for Manchester top job

02/12/2016 5:00 pm

A council chief executive with a background in housing has been put forward for the top job at Manchester City Council.

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