Welsh housing minister gives first speech
The Welsh housing minister has reiterated his commitment to social rented homes in his first speech in his new brief.
Inside Housing - Posted 26/03/2013
Welsh councils 'should be able to exit HRA system'
The chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Housing has reiterated the call for Welsh councils to be in charge of their own finances.
Inside Housing - Posted 13/03/2013
The end of the housing movement?
In February the press reported that Places for People was considering setting up a £500 million REIT – a tax efficient stock exchange listed investment vehicle for private rented housing.
L&Q Group - Posted 09/03/2013
Actions speak louder than words
Magna has reiterated its commitment to equality and diversity to its customers and staff by obtaining the ‘louder than words’ chartermark.
Magna Housing Group Ltd. - Posted 05/03/2013
PfP mulls private rent REIT
Places for People could launch the UK’s first real estate investment trust for private rented sector homes.
Inside Housing - Posted 15/02/2013
Government attacked over continued failure to define 'vulnerable' in Universal Credit plans
The Government today reiterated its commitment to supporting "vulnerable claimants" in its response to the Work and Pensions Select Committee report into Universal Credit.
24 Dash - Posted 05/02/2013
Vulnerable claimants will get support they need under Universal Credit, Ministers tell select committee
Ministers reiterated their commitment to supporting vulnerable claimants in their response to the Work and Pensions Select Committee Report into Universal Credit today. At the same time they revealed that over one million households will get to keep more of their earnings from work than they do under the current system.
Department for Work and Pensions - Posted 05/02/2013
Houses4Homes invites multi-million bids to its social housing REIT
Houses4Homes (H4H) has opened its doors for developers and contractors to make substantial funding applications with successful bidders also in the hat for preferred contractor status.
Northern Midlands Southern Housing - Posted 17/01/2013
REIT position of no consequence - Phil Shanks
The government is right to conclude no dedicated measures are needed to support social housing real estate investment trusts.
Inside Housing - Posted 10/12/2012
Government ditches plans for social housing REITs
The government has ruled out setting up social housing real estate investment trusts.
Inside Housing - Posted 06/12/2012