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Balancing the Housing Revenue Account in turbulent times

The current economic environment is one of the most challenging seen in a lifetime. Inflation reached a 41-year high at […]

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Autumn Statement – challenges and opportunities for housing associations and local authorities

Set against a backdrop of recession, high inflation, interest rates, increases in public sector net debt, and the biggest drop […]

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Rent cap proposals – how will they impact your authority?

We know we are living in extraordinary times, with the relatively calm economic environment experienced after the great financial crash […]

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Celebrating Scottish Housing Day at Altair & ATFS

Today marks the seventh annual Scottish Housing Day.  Supported by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations and the Chartered Institute […]

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Altair’s Guide to the Social Housing Green Paper

The highly anticipated green paper on social housing was released Tuesday 14th August 2018, within it some key implications for […]

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Local Authority Right to Buy: Using, not losing your RTB receipts

Liz Anderson breaks down the rules governing how local authorities can use right to buy (RTB) receipts. The Government introduced […]

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Are you ready for the financial challenges ahead?

January has always been a time for fresh starts and new plans and is generally a great opportunity to take […]

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What the sector should make of the Autumn Statement

Well we didn’t quite get Christmas come early, but we did get some very important signals from the Autumn Statement […]

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Autumn Statement 2016: The key facts

There has been a flurry of news relating to the housing sector in recent weeks, culminating in yesterday’s Autumn Statement. […]

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The Autumn Statement focusses mainly on proposals to help those ‘just about managing’ but what about the ‘not managing’ and supported housing provision?

The announcements in the Autumn Statement focused mainly on proposals to help those ‘just about managing’. For those housing providers […]

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