A Scottish housing association has become the UK’s first to develop a wind farm in order to fund the build of homes for social rent.
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has appointed Barratt Partnerships’ Stephen Kinsella as its new director of Accelerated Construction.
Notting Hill Housing Group has bought a 112-unit slice of a build-to-rent scheme in east London.
Two housing associations have been downgraded by the regulator over governance and viability concerns.
The South Acton Estate is getting a makeover. After years of decline, Gavriel Hollander finds how it will look in the future and what it will mean for residents
A2 Dominion is splitting its repairs programme between 16 contractors. Director Gary Bellenger explains the benefits
Housing associations should publish half-year accounts and report all market-sensitive disclosures on their website to comply with the needs of investors.
While not perfect, the Housing White Paper will help places meet local ambition and need, says Pat Ritchie
Scottish housing associations drew down 86% of the loan facilities available to them in 2015/16, according to the Scottish Housing Regulator.
The government will only support builders which adopt “acceptable terms” to leasehold properties with its Help to Buy Equity Loan programme.
Full text of communities secretary Sajid Javid’s speech to the Home Builders Federation today
The Housing Finance Corporation (THFC) has priced an £88m tap of its second long-term bond under its government-backed finance scheme today, bringing the total bond to more than £1bn invested for the first time.
Housing association Curo will this week launch a consultation on the principle of building a cable car system for tenants. Victor Da Cunha explains more
A new £16.5m round of funding for councils to support housebuilding has been announced by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).
Northern Ireland’s housing sector was hit by further uncertainty yesterday as the region’s political parties missed the deadline to form a government.
Councils have welcomed the government’s move to make households that are made homeless exempt from Universal Credit following reports rent arrears bills have started to rack up.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is seeking a developer for a 1,200-home regeneration scheme.
Irwell Valley’s administration assistant Kieran Dean on the challenges of being a visually impaired employee and his knack for cooking the perfect chicken tikka masala
Housing organisations need to change and make new alliances to survive the upheavals hitting the sector, says Liz Cook
Private companies are interested in becoming housing associations to access affordable housing funding, says Savills’ Mervyn Jones
Civil servants have opened talks with the sector over rent setting post-2020, with a return to an inflation-linked deal among the options discussed.
A major dementia charity is calling for social landlords to sign up to a dementia charter to make housing friendly to sufferers of the condition.
A contractor has secured a £21m contract to provide repairs services to a housing association for five years.
The increase in parental help for first-time buyers is symptomatic of a much bigger problem, says Jules Birch
The Scottish Government will extend its welfare fund to include all 18 to 21-year-olds hit by the removal of housing benefit, set to be introduced from April.
Many extra care schemes are on hold, but with sensible capital spending it is still possible to get schemes off the ground, says Colette McKune
Associations need to think about their brand, says Mark Sebba, chair of Hyde Group and former chief executive of fashion brand Net-a-Porter
Inside Housing looks back at what was happening in the sector this week five, 15 and 25 years ago
The social housing regulator is reviewing the governance grading of Impact Housing Association because of concerns over its financial reporting and engagement.
Lambeth Borough Council has approved the redevelopment of a council estate which could pave the way for up to 1,300 homes.
The government will make it easier for councils to police office-to-residential conversions if they can demonstrate they are delivering on their housing targets.
A bond aggregator has completed its first deal for more than a year, with a £40.2m bond for four housing associations.
Affordable housing thresholds set by councils while they draw up Local Plans could be dismissed after a High Court case went against a North Yorkshire authority this week.
As part of her prize for winning the Rising Stars competition in 2016, Alice Smith got to sit in the editor’s hot seat for this week’s issue of the magazine. Here she is making her mark
The government has named the local authorities and housing associations that will take a share of its £32m estates regeneration grant fund.
The government has invested 5% of its £1.2bn Starter Homes Land Fund in 27 sites, the housing minister has revealed.
Closed Circuit is never sure about the wisdom of parodies of the famous “choose life” speech from Trainspotting.