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PfP set for investor roadshow as new treasury vehicle assigned A+

22/07/2016 5:05 pm | By Luke Cross

Places for People is setting off on a series of roadshows next week as it looks to raise some unsecured funding from the debt capital markets for its affordable housing registered subsidiaries.

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US investor unfazed by Brexit vote as Peabody secures £125m

22/07/2016 3:18 pm | By Luke Cross

Peabody has secured an £125m funding facility from a new US investor in a deal negotiated during the EU referendum period, with an initial drawdown at below 3 per cent.

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Derwent given G3/V3 amid concerns over risk and mark-to-market exposures

22/07/2016 5:00 pm

Derwent Living’s registered provider parent has been given non-compliant governance and viability ratings after a regulatory in-depth assessment (IDA) flagged a string of concerns, from risk management and reporting to its ability to meet margin calls.

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Paradigm given regulatory notice over gas safety

22/07/2016 5:00 pm

Paradigm has failed to keep on top of its gas safety certificates on a small number of its 14,000 homes, resulting in a potential for serious detriment to its tenants.

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First Wessex and Sentinel enter merger talks

22/07/2016 3:58 pm

First Wessex and Sentinel are in early merger talks to create a 30,000-home association.

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Hightown takes 30 care and support homes from Radian

22/07/2016 3:23 pm

Hightown Housing Association has taken the transfer of 30 care and support services from Radian Housing Group.

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HA profits from sales pass the £1bn mark

07/07/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

Profits from sales pass £1bn mark but rise just 3% as proportion of housing associations’ net surpluses.

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Development for sale makes up 13 per cent of HA turnover

03/06/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

RPs’ sales proceeds set to increase further in 2015/16.

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Pension deficits rise by half as liabilities soar

05/05/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

More HAs join list of those with deficits above £2m.

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Cost of funds falls but fewer HAs on cheapest rates

07/04/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

Housing associations’ average cost of funds fell slightly in the last financial year to 4.59 per cent.

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Forward spend plans reach £18.4bn amid surplus rise

03/03/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

Investment in new build and major refurbishment up 8%

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Exclusive research: 95% of HAs surveyed say government has no strategy to house the poor

08/07/2016 | By Luke Cross

Exclusive research by JLL and Social Housing reveals appetite and mechanisms to support traditional social housing, views on government, financing plans and funders’ expectations.

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