Social Housing news in the East of England

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East faces 84,000-homes gap which Brexit could worsen

28/06/2016 | By Jess McCabe

The East of England will have a shortfall of 84,000 homes in the next 10 years, Savills has said – a gap that the consultancy warned will grow if house builders respond to Brexit by slowing down construction.

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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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Council rejects devolution plan over affordable housing

11/03/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Cambridge City Council has refused to join a devolution plan for the region after the government rejected its affordable housing asks.

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Another landlord quits NHF over RTB deal

09/03/2016 | By Heather Spurr

A Lincolnshire-based housing association is to leave the National Housing Federation (NHF) due to its frustration over the voluntary Right to Buy agreement.

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Starter Homes replace affordable on direct commissioning site

26/02/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

A site directly commissioned by government will have 50% Starter Homes and no alternative affordable housing, the Homes and Communities Agency has confirmed.

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Housing association downgraded over auditing

16/12/2015 | By Carl Brown

A Norfolk-based housing association has had its governance rating downgraded over concerns about a new auditing system.