DCLG on LSVT capacity Stephen Edwards housing

Two HAs to build over 1,000 homes with government-guaranteed bond at record-low spread

19/01/2017 | By Luke Cross

Radian Housing Group and Bracknell Forest Homes have secured £114.5m via the UK government’s affordable homes guarantee scheme at a spread of 30 basis points over gilts.

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Peabody and Family Mosaic reveal new leadership team

19/01/2017

Susan Hickey is set to become group finance director of the Peabody following its planned merger with Family Mosaic.

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Places for People named preferred bidder for £200m Runnymede regen

19/01/2017

Places for People has been selected as preferred bidder to manage a £200m regeneration programme for Runnymede Borough Council.

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Housing regulator looks to refocus VfM on accountability

12/01/2017

Holding housing providers to account on meeting their core objectives looks set to form a more central focus of the new social housing regulator in England.

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Together given regulatory downgrade over financial reporting

21/12/2016 | By Luke Cross

One of the largest associations in the North has been downgraded by the social housing regulator over the capacity in its finance function to effectively report on its financial position.

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Two associations placed on regulator's watchlist

20/12/2016

Two housing associations with Yorkshire operations have been placed on the regulator’s ‘gradings under review’ list.

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Clarion continues work on Circle legacy structure as new group given interim G2 rating

15/12/2016 | By Luke Cross

Clarion Group - the new organisation formed through the merger of Affinity Sutton and Circle Housing - has been given interim regulatory ratings of G2 and V1.

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DCLG on LSVT capacity Stephen Edwards housing

Two HAs to build over 1,000 homes with government-guaranteed bond at record-low spread

19/01/2017 | By Luke Cross

Radian Housing Group and Bracknell Forest Homes have secured £114.5m via the UK government’s affordable homes guarantee scheme at a spread of 30 basis points over gilts.

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Creating the UK's largest housing association: Clarion prepares to unlock capacity

12/01/2017 | By Luke Cross

Bringing together Affinity Sutton and Circle Housing meant getting 10 bank funders and £3.3bn of drawn debt ‘over the line’. Loan arrangements, covenants and documentation were ‘harmonised’, supported by the release and recharge of 31,000 properties used as security. Clarion is set to expand nationally, while growing its strategic partnerships and land acquisitions.

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DCLG on LSVT capacity Stephen Edwards housing

Two HAs to build over 1,000 homes with government-guaranteed bond at record-low spread

19/01/2017 | By Luke Cross

Radian Housing Group and Bracknell Forest Homes have secured £114.5m via the UK government’s affordable homes guarantee scheme at a spread of 30 basis points over gilts.

Aldwyck and Paradigm housing merger talks

Places for People named preferred bidder for £200m Runnymede regen

19/01/2017

Places for People has been selected as preferred bidder to manage a £200m regeneration programme for Runnymede Borough Council.

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Majority of 'flexible' grant to support home ownership, says HCA

05/01/2017 | By Luke Cross

Bidding opens for £1.4bn of new grant with another £1.3bn of existing funding available outside London, but ‘majority of expenditure’ to support home ownership products.

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Housing minister: HAs free to choose tenure but government expects to maximise supply

24/11/2016 | By Luke Cross

Housing minister Gavin Barwell has said providers will get total flexibility in their bids for grant funding - but veered away from support for social rent by stressing that government will be looking to maximise the supply it gets for its money.

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