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Genesis and Thames Valley Housing call off merger

23/08/2016 3:19 pm

Genesis HA and Thames Valley HA have ended merger talks at the eleventh hour, citing ‘differences in style and approach’.


Housing associations form West Midlands partnership

22/08/2016 1:23 pm

Housing associations with a total of 120,000 homes in the core West Midlands combined authority area have formed a new partnership to engage and support the new devolved authority to deliver housing.

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L&Q looks to further RP partnerships across England to support 100,000 new homes ambition

15/08/2016 9:13 am

L&Q looks set to partner with more registered providers outside of south-east England to support its ambition to deliver 100,000 new homes over 10 years.

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Places for People attracts interest from 160 investors in £400m bond issue

12/08/2016 1:33 pm

Places for People’s group finance director Simran Soin talks to Social Housing about diversifying the investor base, unsecured funding, delivering homes and the credit ratings approach.

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Places for People issues sector's biggest HA bond as BoE action pushes gilt yields to new lows

11/08/2016 10:10 am

Places for People issued £400m of 10-year unsecured bonds at a coupon of 2.875 per cent yesterday (10 August 2016), taking advantage of plummeting gilt yields and marking the largest own name issuance by a housing association.

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Housing association bonds could prove 'logical part' of BoE bond-buying scheme, says funder

11/08/2016 9:47 am

Individual housing association bonds and those issued under the Affordable Homes Guarantees Programme ‘could well prove a logical part’ of the Bank of England’s bond-buying programme, according to a leading sector funder.

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Non-core turnover increases 18.1 per cent in a single year

04/08/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

Diversified income growth dwarfs rise in total housing association revenue, Social Housing analysis reveals.

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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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Brexit: Agility is key for housing associations

24/08/2016 | By Jenny Brown

Scenario planning is central to identifying any gaps that could potentially open up risk.

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