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Who will pay for affordable housing?

Who will pay for affordable housing?

3 March 2015

Rachel Fisher is Head of Policy at the National Housing Federation
Yesterday’s Starter Homes initiative announcement is part of a much longer trend in watering down Section 106 contributions. This is particularly worrying as Section 106 contributions historically have paid for half of all affordable housing delivered.

Tagged with: Investment, Federation blog

Are Housing Associations Ready for an Ageing Population?

27 February 2015

Martin Wheatley is a former national and local government professional, now an independent policy adviser and Research Fellow of
Genesis Housing recently commissioned the Smith Institute think tank to try and answer this question. The report, based on six months of mining the statistics, surveying landlords and listening to experts in the sector, was launched last month at the House of Commons.

Tagged with: Care and support, Member blog

When is it not right to buy?

When is it not right to buy?

24 February 2015

Victor da Cunha is Chief Executive of Curo, a not-for-profit housing and support organisation based in Bath
A proposed extension of Right To Buy legislation is a hotly debated topic as we get closer to the general election.

Tagged with: General, Member blog

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