Jonathan Walters

Jonathan Walters to leave the HCA

24/05/2017 5:14 pm | By Luke Cross

Jonathan Walters is leaving the English social housing regulator to join credit ratings agency Moody’s.

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Geeta Nanda named as Metropolitan's new chief executive

24/05/2017 3:27 pm

Geeta Nanda is set to leave Thames Valley Housing to become chief executive of G15 London association Metropolitan.


AmicusHorizon and Viridian complete merger

22/05/2017 10:34 am

AmicusHorizon and Viridian have completed their merger and formed a new organisation called Optivo.

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MUFG strikes first capital markets housing deal with £50m Network placement

19/05/2017 5:20 pm

Japan’s biggest bank has done its first private placement for a housing association.

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Funder: top governance rating preferable to highest viability grade

19/05/2017 5:02 pm

One of the sector’s leading banks would prefer to see a top ‘G1’ governance grading than the highest viability rating if given the choice, the Social Housing Finance Conference heard last week.

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Investor: off-balance sheet approach more appropriate for market activity

19/05/2017 5:26 pm

An institutional investor has suggested that associations increasing their commercial activity should think about more ‘sophisticated forms of funding.’

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Sales share rises to 15% of total associations' turnover

04/05/2017 | By Chloe Stothart

Sales income divide grows between big and small earners, according to Social Housing’s analysis of 137 housing providers.

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Analysis: housing association unit costs explained

06/04/2017 | By Chloe Stothart

Stock transfer age, region and levels of supported and older people’s housing help to explain cost variation.

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UK housing association spending plans hit £17.8bn but rate of growth slows

09/03/2017 | By David Blackman

Pot for new build and major refurbishment rises by 3 per cent.

Sanctuary FRS 102 SORP accounting changes housing

Accounts digest: analysis of over 200 sets of HA financials shows radical impact of accounting change

10/02/2017 | By Chloe Stothart

Social Housing’s analysis of over 200 sets of UK housing association accounts shows that the introduction of FRS 102 alone boosted reserves by £8.8bn as surpluses rise £1.8bn.

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Average pay increases as UK staff numbers grow

12/01/2017 | By Chloe Stothart

English HA staff numbers fall but units increase

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Rents rises possible on 88 per cent of social homes to fund development

11/05/2017 | By Chloe Stothart

Almost 9 out of 10 social rented properties in England could have their rents raised without exceeding the Local Housing Allowance cap, new research has found.

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New chief executive for Origin


Carol Carter has become chief executive at Origin Housing.

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Deregulation day dawns for housing: regulator to set out 'lessons learned'

06/04/2017 | By Chloe Stothart

The English social housing regulator is warning boards of the pitfalls to avoid as part of its ‘handover’ of the consent regime today (6 April 2017).

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Swan's viability rating lowered on sales risks

30/03/2017 | By Luke Cross

Swan Housing Association’s viability has been downgraded by the housing regulator

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SDS launches asset management consultancy


SDS has launched a new asset management and consultancy business that will support associations’ investment and disposal plans.

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Market digest: housing association bond yields


How have financial market movements and political swings impacted housing association bonds in the secondary market?

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Deals: Countryside, Hyde, Barratt, L&Q, Telford, United Living, B3 Living


A round-up of main deals involving housing providers, local authorities and the private sector.

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Deals: L&G, HCA, Kier, Cross Keys, JV North, A2Dominion, Pinnacle


A round-up of main deals involving housing providers, local authorities and the private sector

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