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Queen's Speech: Housing Bill to push through right to buy extension

27/05/2015 3:00 pm | By Luke Cross

The Conservative government will introduce a new Housing Bill requiring the sale of high value, vacant council homes to support the extension of the Right to Buy (RTB) to housing association tenants, it was confirmed in the Queen’s Speech today.

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Sector should consider 'takeover code', says regulator

22/05/2015 3:19 pm | By Luke Cross

Registered providers should consider devising a ‘takeover code’, the regulator suggested this week.

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Regulator: we’re not moving the goalposts on viability ratings

22/05/2015 3:19 pm | By Luke Cross

Regulator rejects suggestion of wholesale recalibration of registered providers to V2, and says value for money (VfM) may be integrated into new ‘in-depth assessment’ approach.

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HA cost of funds ticks up for first time since downturn

06/05/2015 | By Rob Cowley

HAs continue to refinance legacy loans via debt capital markets.

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Diversified activities make up 22 per cent of total income

06/05/2015 | By Rob Cowley

Open market and property sales increased by nearly 40 per cent.

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Sales provide £1.4bn of turnover as margins reach 22 per cent

02/04/2015 | By Rob Cowley

Boost to cross-subsidy comes with increased risks

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HA write offs fall as G15 benefits from London market

01/04/2015 | By Rob Cowley

Offices and non-core properties see greatest impairment

Social Housing backs the Homes for Britain campaign

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