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BoE bond-buying benefit 'at the fringes' for A2Dominion £250m deal

02/12/2016 12:40 pm | By Luke Cross

A2Dominion issued its £250m bond just as the Bank of England (BoE) named the London G15 group and 13 other housing associations in its £10bn corporate bond-buying programme.

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PRS guarantees: L&Q takes £175m after government offers exemption for 'public sector' HAs

02/12/2016 12:37 pm

London and Quadrant (L&Q) has become the sole borrower of the first £175m tranche of UK government-guaranteed private rented sector (PRS) bond funding.

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Places for People returns to retail bond market with 4.25% offer

02/12/2016 3:03 pm

Places for People has launched a new seven-year retail bond with an offer price of 4.25 per cent.

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Johnnie Johnson completes turnaround to earn top governance rating

02/12/2016 3:00 pm

Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust (JJHT) has completed a substantial turnaround in under two years, achieving the top governance rating from the English social housing regulator.

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Filling the void: should housebuilders be doing more?

02/12/2016 12:05 pm

David Blackman explores the ‘Brexit effect’ on housebuilders - and asks whether they are the ones that should be ‘doing more’.

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Merger takes centre stage at conference as sector debates merits of scale

02/12/2016 8:32 am

Scale and innovation are essential if the housing association sector wants to stay relevant, while ‘no organisation has the right to exist’, theSocial Houisng Annual Conference heard.

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Reserves move by £3.5bn across top 20 associations

02/12/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

Surpluses rise by just £23m due to accounting change.

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UK grant-funded completions drop by half as new AHP gets started

03/11/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

England sees 63 per cent fall in completions in a year.

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Rise in social housing lags behind surplus increases

07/10/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

Net surpluses climb by a quarter, but social housing units rise by just 0.9 per cent.

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Survey: housing leaders’ confidence boosted by new government

02/12/2016

Survey of 120 senior housing professionals by Social Housing and Lloyds Bank shows EU referendum has failed to dent the sector’s appetite to build but welfare reform remains the key risk.

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Market digest: housing association bond yields

02/12/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

How have financial market movements and political swings impacted housing association bonds in the secondary market?

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A snapshot of housing association bond yields and market positions.

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Johnnie Johnson completes turnaround to earn top governance rating

02/12/2016

Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust (JJHT) has completed a substantial turnaround in under two years, achieving the top governance rating from the English social housing regulator.

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HCA review: from assessing 'conflict of interest' to showing 'best value'

30/11/2016 | By Luke Cross

Housing delivery key driver for breaking up the HCA but local presence brought into question as organisation told to work on how it shows ‘best value’.

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