Registered providers sourced just 27 per cent of new finance from the debt capital markets in the period around the General Election, opting instead for shorter-term borrowing from the banks.
Heylo Housing – the company backed by funding from a local authority pension fund and set up by the founder of Assettrust Housing – has signed a three-year deal with house builder Bellway to deliver 1,000 shared ownership homes.
Riverside Housing and Paradigm Housing have become the latest housing associations to benefit from cheap debt courtesy of the affordable homes guarantee programme (AHGP).
Analysis offers insight into £2.5bn revenue stream unaffected by rent cut.
Financing requirements and new risks offer increased work for advisory firms.
Sector maintains mixed approach to remuneration as some boards stay voluntary.
Market-related, shared ownership and asset sales provide £855m of profits.
The UK’s shifting political landscape will have major effects on the housing sector.
Which measures of local income could be used to test affordability?
Figuring out the impact of the July Budget on FRS102 valuations and impairment – and consequences for loan covenants.
New rules mean that all but the smallest of contracts must be exposed to public view in this push for greater transparency.
All entities with debt or derivative instruments transitioning from old UK GAAP to FRS102 will be forced to address a range of issues.