Regulation & Governance
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.
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.
Two housing associations with Yorkshire operations have been placed on the regulator’s ‘gradings under review’ list.
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.
The English social housing regulator will issue ‘interim’ regulatory judgements for housing providers that have recently merged.
Halifax-based Broadacres Housing Association has said the social housing regulator’s decision to place it on its ‘watchlist’ relates to one of its regional housebuilders falling into administration.
Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust (JJHT) has completed a substantial turnaround in under two years, achieving the top governance rating from the English social housing regulator.
Housing delivery key driver for breaking up the HCA but local presence brought into question as organisation told to work on how it shows ‘best value’.
A government review of the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has recommended the separation of its regulatory and investments functions, resulting in the creation of a standalone social housing regulator.