George Osborne spending review autumn statement housing

Spending review: housing benefit to be capped at local housing allowance for new HA tenants

25/11/2015 2:44 pm | By Luke Cross

Housing benefit in the housing association sector will be capped at the relevant local housing allowance (LHA) rate for new tenants ‘to help prevent social landlords from charging inflated rent for their properties’, the government said today.

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Five HAs trial voluntary Right to Buy to gauge demand and test design

25/11/2015 5:44 pm | By Luke Cross

Five associations from across England will pilot the voluntary Right to Buy (RTB) scheme to gauge tenant demand, values at which homes will be sold and the ‘design and implementation of the scheme’.

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Spending review underpins further 'decoupling' of HAs and government, says Moody's

25/11/2015 4:04 pm | By Luke Cross

Spending review announcements around grant funding for shared ownership and Help to Buy, along with more constraints on housing benefit, underpin a ‘further decoupling’ of housing associations from government, Moody’s said today.

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Osborne to announce £6.9bn housing investment in today's spending review

25/11/2015 9:58 am | By Luke Cross

Chancellor George Osborne is set to announce a £6.9bn housing investment plan during today’s spending review, with the focus almost entirely on home ownership, it has been reported.

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RPs' shared ownership first tranche sales bounce back

06/11/2015 | By Rob Cowley

Sales rebound in the last year but London increase is slower than rest of country.

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Growing number of councils set up housing companies

09/10/2015 | By Chloe Stothart

Local authorities seek new ways of generating income


A new solution to help meet an unprecedented challenge

05/11/2015 | By Jonathan Bushnell Founder & CEO, RP Assure

It’s clear that the sector is in need of an overhaul.

Social Housing backs the Homes for Britain campaign

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