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PfP partners with Octopus to launch £200m retirement housing business

26/04/2017 | By Luke Cross

Places for People (PfP) and investor Octopus Healthcare have launched a £200m retirement housing business.

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Wheatley becomes partner in Glasgow council's R&M company


Wheatley Group and Glasgow City Council have restructured the latter’s repairs and maintenance company into a ‘£3.7bn joint venture’.

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Shore Capital to lease supported living homes to housing associations through new jv

13/04/2017 | By Luke Cross

Shore Capital has joined up with two unnamed family offices from the United States to form a £21m joint venture company that will invest in supported housing in the UK which it will then lease to housing associations.

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L&Q consolidates supported housing into 6,600-home business

13/04/2017 | By Luke Cross

L&Q has brought together more than 6,600 supported and sheltered housing units into a single business, with plans to increase revenue but questions remaining over new build amid the government’s local housing allowance (LHA) cap.

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Council and housing association jv to deliver over 500 homes

10/04/2017 | By Luke Cross

Watford council has formed a joint venture company with its local housing association as part of a plan to deliver 500 new homes over five years.

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Places for People opens door to equity investors with PRS fund

06/04/2017 | By Luke Cross

PfP Capital describes equity investment as ‘big but logical step’ and suggests PRS fund could be replicated across affordable, build to rent, student and retirement housing.

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Interview: Peabody sets its sights on partners

06/04/2017 | By David Blackman

Finance director Susan Hickey talks to David Blackman about merger, Thamesmead and a housing investment fund

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Analysis: land of the brave?

06/04/2017 | By David Blackman

Housing associations are becoming more active in the land market, but what are the risks and opportunities? David Blackman reports

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Housing minister: tenure balance may shift with economy

09/03/2017 | By David Blackman

Housing Minister Gavin Barwell has said housing associations may need to flex the tenure types they deliver depending on how the economy is performing.

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Housing minister: rent cut has meant 'price to pay' for housing delivery

02/03/2017 | By David Blackman

Housing minister Gavin Barwell has acknowledged that there is a ‘price to pay’ in terms of housing delivery from the UK government’s policy to cut social and affordable rents.

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