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Former Housing Corporation boss appointed association chair

06/12/2016 | By Clare Mullooly

The former chair of the Housing Corporation has been named chair of a new housing association, once its merger completes in the New Year.

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Leadership problem

02/12/2016 | By Alison Inman , Boris Worrall

There are simple things we can do to help grow people into the chief executives of tomorrow, argue Boris Worrall and Alison Inman

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Industrial dispute over supported housing restructure

02/12/2016 | By Corin Williams

One of England’s largest housing associations is facing union action after warning supported housing staff could be dismissed and re-engaged on new terms as part of a major restructure.

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The insolvency game

18/10/2016

The Housing and Planning Act changes what happens to insolvent housing associations, says Séamas Gray

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Non-starter

20/09/2016 | By Derek Long

Buyers are sceptical about Starter Homes and shared ownership, says Derek Long

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Value for money

09/09/2016 | By Aubrey Adams

Executive pay is based on achievements and talent retention, says Aubrey Adams

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Inside Housing salary survey 2016 Video

09/09/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

It’s time for our annual look at chief executive salaries, and after some of the most in-depth research to date, Sophie Barnes reveals how the pay within the 177 biggest housing associations in the sector compares

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Revealed: chief executive salary survey results

09/09/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Inside Housing has today published its annual chief executive salary survey.

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Catching the rogues

06/09/2016

Private landlords should welcome licensing because it is driving out the rogues, says Sir Robin Wales

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Homes and votes

05/09/2016 | By Jules Birch , Jules Birch

Jules Birch blogs on a Conservative vision of housing that works for everyone

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The London Plan will not be published until 2019, the deputy mayor of housing for the Greater London Authority has revealed.

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Government working with councils on fixed-term tenancies

06/12/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The government has set up a working group of 20 councils to look at how to implement fixed-term tenancies, a key plank of the Housing and Planning Act.

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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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Scottish Government proposes FOI for social landlords

01/12/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation into making housing associations in Scotland subject to Freedom of Information requests.

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Housing White Paper due in January

29/11/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The government’s much-anticipated Housing White Paper will not be published until January, the communities secretary revealed yesterday.

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HCA chair reveals equal split of funding for tenures

28/11/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The government’s £4.7bn Affordable Homes Programme could equally fund affordable housing, Rent to Buy and homeownership products, the chair of the Homes and Communities Agency revealed today.

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Right to Buy extension delayed until at least 2018

24/11/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The national roll-out of Right to Buy for housing association tenants will not take place until after April 2018 at the earliest, with the sell-off of high-value council homes also delayed.

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Value for money

09/09/2016 | By Aubrey Adams

Executive pay is based on achievements and talent retention, says Aubrey Adams

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Pay restraint

09/09/2016 | By James Tickell

Boards must show restraint because the last thing the sector needs is another rash of damaging stories about ‘fat-cat’ pay for executives, says James Tickell

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Staff at HCA ballot on strike action

13/04/2016 | By Heather Spurr

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has been formally notified of a ballot to strike by staff following a dispute over a pay increase.

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