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The Queen’s Speech 2015: Housing under the Conservatives

The Queen officially opened Parliament this afternoon at Westminster for the first all Conservative government in two decades. She outlined the Conservatives’ plan for the next 5 years, including the…

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Local Housing Companies – renaissance… or not?

It is now 3 years since the introduction of the self–financing Housing Revenue Account (HRA). For a number of councils it has been the answer to their problems and they…

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WOC’s up?

A new acronym is infiltrating the housing lexicon. Question – What’s a WOC? Answer – A Wholly Owned Company WOCs are emerging in the local authority Housing Sector as part…

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