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London Assembly calls on Sadiq to act on homelessness

07/12/2016 | By Mark Smulian

The London Assembly has called on the capital’s mayor Sadiq Khan to act against a “perfect storm” of homelessness.

James Murray

London Plan to be published in 2019

07/12/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The London Plan will not be published until 2019, the deputy mayor of housing for the Greater London Authority has revealed.

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housing finance

Essex housing association maintains rating, but outlook is negative

08/12/2016 | By Simon Brandon

Essex-based housing association Colne has retained its A+ credit rating from ratings agency Standard & Poor’s, but has had its long-term outlook downgraded to negative. 

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Housing association wins appeal against demolition of homes

17/10/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

A housing association in the South East will no longer have to demolish 35 newly-built homes after winning a planning appeal.

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Sovereign moves repairs in-house

27/09/2016 | By Carl Brown

Sovereign is bringing its Hampshire repairs service in-house in a bid to save £2m over five years.

Labour, Bristol

New Bristol mayor 'should free up land'

11/05/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Housing associations in Bristol have called on the new mayor to free up land for housing.

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Devo

Chancellor announces fresh devolution deals

16/03/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Chancellor George Osborne has announced further devolution deals across the United Kingdom, including East Anglia, the West of England and Cardiff.

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Scottish Government proposes planning fees hike

06/12/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

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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Devo

Chancellor announces fresh devolution deals

16/03/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Chancellor George Osborne has announced further devolution deals across the United Kingdom, including East Anglia, the West of England and Cardiff.

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Javid pulls plug on North East devolution deal

09/09/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

A devolution deal in the North East has been scrapped by communities secretary Sajid Javid after the seven councils involved failed to come to an agreement.

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Sheffield associations and councils sign housing deal

05/12/2016 | By Mark Smulian

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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