A special administration regime for housing associations is one of a number of options on the table as the regulator works with the government to overhaul its crisis management process and ensure social housing assets are protected.
Two stock transfer housing associations have secured private placements to enable them to refinance and free up business plan covenants.
Affinity Sutton increased its pre-tax surplus by a quarter in 2013/14 to £75m as sales income rose a third.
Thirty-four social landlords are already generating a fifth of their turnover from non-core income
While many will be happy to see the back of PFI housing, the last seven schemes will result in 5,612 refurbished and new homes.
Shared ownership first tranche sales and market activities increased by 42 per cent in 2012/13 while asset sales represented a quarter of HA total net surpluses.
Private volume constructors pay in excess of 35 per cent less than social landlords when it comes to cost of build - so what lessons can HAs learn from the commercial housebuilding sector?
Whether sourcing new finance or forming joint ventures, embedding VAT considerations into day-to-day processes can result in significant savings.
Without a change to the present affordable housing funding system, the present rate of production is unlikely to be sustainable - so what lessons can we learn from the US?
FDs should be taking a step back, looking at what pensions they currently offer and considering the advantages of offering an attractive DC pension.
Little attention has been focused on how housing associations can ensure they obtain value for money on their debt.