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    TOP NEWS STORY: Rules forcing social tenants earning higher incomes to pay market rent to stay in their homes will be compulsory for all social landlords in England, the government has confirmed.

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    BUSINESS ANALYSIS: At least three more large London landlords are considering expanding their direct labour services to help meet the challenge of providing a repairs service in the capital.

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'Pay to stay' rules compulsory for all social landlords

TOP NEWS STORY: Rules forcing social tenants earning higher incomes to pay market rent to stay in their homes will be compulsory for all social landlords in England, the government has confirmed.

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Landlords call for action over utilities work delays

Landlords call for action over utilities work delays

08/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

Social landlords are calling for government action on utility work delays after landlords were granted 350 waivers from grant deductions for missing a key build deadline.

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Greater Manchester failing to hit homes target

07/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

A combined authority is failing to meet its target for new homes built, it has revealed today.

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Housing commission calls for evidence

07/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

A commission set up to investigate ways of boosting housing supply in London will today launch a call for evidence.

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Midland Heart eyes direct labour expansion

07/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

One of the largest housing associations in the Midlands will consider expanding its direct maintenance service after it proved ‘more competitive’ than commercial options in its first year.

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Welsh housing minister backs CIH diversity drive

06/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

The Welsh housing minister and four of the leading housing and equality organisations in Wales have backed the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) drive for greater diversity in housing.

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Government announces £50m for small builder scheme

06/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

The government has announced it is going to provide £50m in match funding to boost a scheme designed to help small builders.

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House builder reports record half-year completions

06/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

One of the UK’s largest house builders completed a record number of homes in the first half of the year.

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Young 'will be priced out of rural areas'

06/07/2015 | By Carl Brown

Young people and families will be priced out of rural areas, turning parts of the country into ‘pensioner pockets’, the National Housing Federation has warned.

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