L&Q has posted a record £209m net surplus for the last financial year.
Housing minister Brandon Lewis has played down concerns that benefit cuts could lead to housing associations pulling back on development.
Moody’s has reaffirmed L&Q’s credit rating ahead of the group’s plans to ‘scale up’ its development programme through the building of 30,000 homes over the next five years.
Sector maintains mixed approach to remuneration as some boards stay voluntary.
Market-related, shared ownership and asset sales provide £855m of profits.
HAs continue to refinance legacy loans via debt capital markets.
Open market and property sales increased by nearly 40 per cent.
On the face of it, universities and RPs working in partnership would seem to have an obvious appeal.
The relationship between local authorities and housing associations is in transition - and with Right to Buy, under further scrutiny.
Evolution in the process of asset charging – and impact of the move to affordable rent.
Ways to limit the damage of RTB to housing supply, and some alternatives for meeting affordable home-ownership aspirations.
Board pay requires transparency, regular challenge, and all should be clear on why payment is appropriate.
Investment community keeps watch on sector as it grapples with potential consequences of extended Right to Buy.
Latest analysis highlights ‘price points’ to consider in wider decisions on asset strategy, operating areas and tenure diversification.
The deficit on the Social Housing Pension Scheme (SHPS) has risen by almost £300m to £1.323bn.
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Registered providers in the North East are advised to build relationships with investors, as debate tackles asset values and ‘pushing back’ over grant levels.
Funders liken Midlands housing market to London and the South East but prioritise operational efficiency ahead of geographical location.
Investors suggest pressure on cashflows will force associations to pull back on development, while also questioning sustainability of Affordable Rent.