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HA lenders negotiate Housing Bill changes

05/02/2016 9:29 am | By Chloe Stothart

A proposal for a twelve-month special administration process for housing associations is set to be tabled in the Housing and Planning Bill, along with reassurance that secured creditors will be given priority ahead of keeping stock in the social housing sector.

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Private placements soar by 72% to almost £1bn in 2015

05/02/2016 1:19 pm | By Luke Cross

Housing associations secured almost £1bn in private placements in 2015, marking a 72 per cent increase on the previous year, according to Social Housing research.

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Interview: moving with the times

05/02/2016 10:19 am | By Luke Cross

Former head of housing finance at RBS talks to Luke Cross about regulation, new deals and that legacy loan book.

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Housing investment firm looks to ramp up ‘off-balance sheet’ model

05/02/2016 10:04 am | By Luke Cross

Social impact company plans £500m investment and looks to register HA with board including Steve Amos and Keith Jenkins.

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Analysis: how to pass the stress test

05/02/2016 9:48 am | By Chloe Stothart

Housing providers are taking various approaches when assessing what ‘breaks their business’, finds Chloe Stothart

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Muted rise in UK HA staff numbers as pay edges up


English HA staff numbers increase by less than 1 per cent.

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CEO pay rises by 3.1 per cent across UK in 2014/15 year

12/01/2016 | By Rob Cowley

The accounts of 221 UK social landlords show the average chief executive pay package – including bonuses, performance-related pay and benefits in kind but excluding employer’s pension contributions – was £147,963.

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HA units across top 222 associations hit 3 million

04/12/2015 | By Rob Cowley

Accounts Digest for 2014/15 shows financially strong sector ahead of political shake up.

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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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