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Housing associations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland reclassified to public sector

29/09/2016 10:47 am | By Luke Cross

Registered housing associations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have been reclassified to the public sector by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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East Thames sets sights on merger after stronger year

30/09/2016 10:46 am | By Luke Cross

East Thames Group is planning to build 25,000 homes over 10 years as L&Q’s east London division, as the pair close in on a December completion deadline.

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Scottish Government to bring forward Housing Bill to reverse RSL reclassification

29/09/2016 12:02 pm

The Scottish Government has assured housing associations that it will bring forward legislation that will ensure they are returned to the private sector.

Northern Ireland

Northern Irish reclassification 'could severely constrain investment'

29/09/2016 11:36 am

The reclassification of Northern Irish housing associations as public bodies will bring around £1bn onto the national balance sheet and could ‘severely constrain’ investment in other key public services, the country’s HA federation has said.

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Community Housing Cymru: 20k housing target 'under threat' from ONS reclassification

29/09/2016 11:07 am

The Welsh Government’s target of building 20,000 new homes by 2021 is under threat following the decision of the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to reclassify housing associations, according to the body that represents the Welsh sector.


Scottish regulator reveals team of managers for RSL problem cases

29/09/2016 10:23 am

The Scottish Housing Regulator has selected a team of people it can appoint to registered social landlords where there is ‘a serious risk to tenants’ interests’.


Board pay rises by quarter of a million pounds in a year

01/09/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

One third of the best-paid board chairs receive a remuneration rise

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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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