Glasgow Scottish housing government tarets affordable legacy

Scotland focus: surpluses of largest RSLs increase £112m due to accounting change

24/02/2017 | By Chloe Stothart

The largest Scottish registered social landlords saw reserves rise £11.8m as surpluses increased by £112.2m solely as a result of accounting changes.

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Housing minister backs sector efficiency scorecard

27/01/2017 | By Luke Cross

Housing minister Gavin Barwell has given his backing to a housing association efficiency ‘scorecard’ that aims to help the sector compare performance while driving value for money.


Gentoo books deficit after £11m redundancies

07/10/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

Gentoo Housing made a £8.8m loss in 2016 after making over £11m in redundancy payments.

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Genesis sees numbers fluctuate with FRS 102

07/10/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

Accounting changes resulted in Genesis HA moving from a restated loss in 2015 to a £27.3m surplus in 2016.

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Notting Hill books record surplus despite rent cut impairment

07/10/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

Notting Hill Housing has booked a record pre-tax surplus despite incurring a £13.9m write-down on one of its developments, in part due to the government’s rent cut.

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Accounts round up: MHS Homes, Peabody, Derwent and Bolton at Home

07/10/2016 | By Chloe Stothart

A summary of the financial performance of MHS Homes, Peabody, Derwent and Bolton at Home in the 2015/16 year.

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East Thames sets sights on merger after stronger year

30/09/2016 | By Luke Cross

East Thames Group is planning to build 25,000 homes over 10 years as L&Q’s east London division, as the pair close in on a December completion deadline.


Affinity Sutton builds over 1,000 homes with ‘5 per cent’ grant subsidy

01/09/2016 | By Luke Cross

Affinity Sutton delivered over 1,000 homes in the 2015/16 year with what it said equated to just 5 per cent government grant subsidy - the lowest level since the early 1970s.

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TVH reaps commercial rewards as Abu Dhabi fund doubles Fizzy investment to £400m

04/08/2016 | By Luke Cross

Thames Valley Housing reaped the rewards of commercial investments in 2015/16 and saw another vote of confidence in its Fizzy business as its Abu Dhabi investor doubled its commitment to £400m.

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