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Regulator: providers still making mistakes that brought Cosmopolitan to brink of insolvency

09/03/2017 | By Chloe Stothart

Some providers are still making the errors that almost drove Cosmopolitan into insolvency, the housing regulator has said.

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Two housing associations achieve regulatory upgrades

02/02/2017 | By David Blackman

The Homes and Community Agency has upgraded the ratings of Christian Action (Enfield) and Magna Housing Group.


Staff misconduct triggers Catalyst governance downgrade

02/02/2017 | By David Blackman

Catalyst Housing has conducted an internal probe to tackle misconduct in its sales and marketing department which had triggered a downgrade of the association’s governance rating.

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Lenders welcome plans for standalone social housing regulator


Lenders with more than £60bn invested in housing associations have backed plans to remove social housing regulation from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).

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Housing regulator looks to refocus VfM on accountability


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


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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Regulator launches interim judgements for recently merged providers

15/12/2016 | By Luke Cross

The English social housing regulator will issue ‘interim’ regulatory judgements for housing providers that have recently merged.

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