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L&Q attracts £1bn of orders for 10-year bonds

28/04/2016 12:05 pm | By Luke Cross

L&Q attracted £1bn of orders from a wide range of investors, including central banks, before issuing a 10-year £300m bond at 107 basis points over gilts yesterday (Wednesday).

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Canaccord housing team joins JC Rathbone

27/04/2016 10:39 am | By Luke Cross

Canaccord Genuity’s social housing and bond advisory business has been acquired by JC Rathbone Associates (JCRA).

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EIB indicates funding support for shared ownership

25/04/2016 4:41 pm | By Chloe Stothart

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is likely to continue to lend to English housing projects amid a shift in the UK government’s policy towards support for shared ownership developments.

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Sovereign and Spectrum announce post-merger management team

27/04/2016 1:52 pm | By Chloe Stothart

Sovereign and Spectrum housing groups have announced the team that will lead the new organisation following their proposed merger.

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L&Q lines up £250m '10-year' bond issuance

25/04/2016 5:03 pm | By Luke Cross

London and Quadrant is planning a 10-year, £250m bond issuance ahead of its three-way merger with Hyde Group and East Thames Group, according to Moody’s.

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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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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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Survey: Half of HAs look to re-procure


With all eyes on efficiency and cost savings, housing providers are looking closely at procuring goods and services.

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