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Deregulation day dawns for housing: regulator to set out 'lessons learned'

06/04/2017 | By Chloe Stothart

The English social housing regulator is warning boards of the pitfalls to avoid as part of its ‘handover’ of the consent regime today (6 April 2017).

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Swan's viability rating lowered on sales risks

30/03/2017 | By Luke Cross

Swan Housing Association’s viability has been downgraded by the housing regulator

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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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