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MPs: scrap Housing Revenue Account cap where housing unaffordable

29/04/2017 | By Kate Youde

Borrowing caps on councils’ Housing Revenue Accounts (HRA) should be raised – and, in some cases, scrapped – to help boost housebuilding, MPs have recommended.

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Corbyn adds housing associations to 500,000 homes pledge

27/04/2017 | By Pete Apps

Jeremy Corbyn has added housing association homes to his pledge to deliver 500,000 affordable rented properties in the life of a parliament.

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Parties back Inside Housing campaign to end rough sleeping by 2022

27/04/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Major political parties have backed Inside Housing’s election campaign call to commit to eradicating rough sleeping by the end of the next parliament.

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MPs: scrap Housing Revenue Account cap where housing unaffordable

29/04/2017 | By Kate Youde

Borrowing caps on councils’ Housing Revenue Accounts (HRA) should be raised – and, in some cases, scrapped – to help boost housebuilding, MPs have recommended.

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Holding the government to account

28/04/2017 | By Jules Birch , Jules Birch

Jules Birch takes a look at the latest report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) scrutinising the government on housebuilding

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Vivid seeks US investors following merger completion

28/04/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

A new 30,000-home social landlord is in talks with foreign investors about loans of up to £200m as it scales up its development ambitions.

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Government will not legislate for Right to Buy extension

07/03/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

The government will not legislate to force councils to extend the Right to Buy to affordable homes built through their housing companies.

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LGA: councils spend £2m a day on temporary accommodation

06/03/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Councils are spending £2m a day on temporary accommodation because of a shortage of housing, analysis by the Local Government Association (LGA) has revealed.

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Barwell: Right to Buy 'only justifiable' if replacements built

28/02/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

The housing minister has pledged to look again at Right to Buy rules after he said the policy is “only politically justifiable” if the government is delivering replacement homes.

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MPs: scrap Housing Revenue Account cap where housing unaffordable

29/04/2017 | By Kate Youde

Borrowing caps on councils’ Housing Revenue Accounts (HRA) should be raised – and, in some cases, scrapped – to help boost housebuilding, MPs have recommended.

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Election Battlefront II

28/04/2017 | By Closed Circuit

The Chartered Institute of Housing president walks off a skyscraper, Gavin Barwell’s family get involved in his campaign and we ponder the latest piece of housing association branding

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UK Housing Awards 2017 gallery

28/04/2017

For the full gallery of photos from the night and the list of winners, please visit:https://ukha.secure-platform.com/a/page/Winners/winners-gallery

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