HSBC L&Q deal social housing lending

HSBC re-engages with social housing sector through £75m L&Q loan

16/04/2014 9:57 am | By Luke Cross

L&Q has secured a £75m finance package from HSBC Corporate Banking Real Estate ‘to develop and purchase new property’ across London and the south east.

Greater Manchester Pension Fund Places for People housing

Manchester pension fund invests £25m in council joint venture

16/04/2014 7:01 pm | By Luke Cross

Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) and the city council have signed a £30m joint venture that will see new homes for rent managed by Places for People.

FRS 102 SORP accounting changes financial reporting

Consultation on FRS 102 impairment impact underway

14/04/2014 11:39 am

A consultation on the impact that accounting changes may have on the impairment of housing association assets is underway.

Housing association forward spend plans 2012/13 contracors development

HAs forward spend plans reach £14.1bn as L&Q falls off the top spot

04/04/2014 | By Rob Cowley

After two years of decline, HAs have posted a 13 per cent rise in capital commitments with £7.5bn available to contractors

Social Housing Pension Scheme financial assessments SHPS local government pension

Pension deficits rise by 16 per cent but assets stay in line with liabilities

04/04/2014 | By Rob Cowley

Non-SHPS pension deficits have increased for the second consecutive year, putting continued strain on housing association balance sheets.

funding advisers capital markets housing finance

HAs pay £9.8m in ‘big-ticket’ auditor fees as advisers close £6.5bn of deals

06/03/2014 | By Rob Cowley

Increasingly complex HA business plans, operational structures and activities are keeping advisory firms busy as HAs also seek advice to navigate the capital markets.

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