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Heather Spurr

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Clarion and Genesis named in £32m regeneration allocation

24/03/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

The government has named the local authorities and housing associations that will take a share of its £32m estates regeneration grant fund.


Northern housing associations launch £180m procurement framework

03/03/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

A social housing consortium has launched a £180m contractors’ and consultants’ framework with a group of companies to build 2,000 homes between now and 2021.

Moody's warns credit rating

Stable rating for association after summer downgrade

20/12/2016 | By Caroline Thorpe

A major North East landlord has maintained its credit rating following a downgrade earlier in the year.

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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.

North of England

Falling homeownership 'wake-up call'

04/08/2016 | By Pete Apps

Figures showing plummeting homeownership rates outside London should be a “wake-up call” for the government to devolve more housing powers to the regions.

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North east association welcomes Heseltine report

14/06/2016 | By Simon Brandon

The largest housing association in the North East has welcomed Lord Heseltine’s report on the future of the Tees Valley.


North East landlords complete merger

02/06/2016 | By Pete Apps

Two North East housing associations have merged to form a single 14,000-home organisation.

Angel of the North statue, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, North East England

'Lyons review for the north' publishes interim report

16/05/2016 | By Carl Brown

Too many areas of northern England are “no longer desirable places to live or work in”, according to a report by a commission looking into housing in the north.