Section: Housing Finance

Autumn Budget: housing and associated issues

Posted 22.11.17
GOV.UK: Article link

The key issues of the Chancellors budget that have implications for housing are:


New research outlines ground rent risks for housing associations

Posted 13.11.17
Network Homes: Article link

New research by Network Homes identifies particular risks for housing associations from the onerous ground rents seen in the leasehold market in the last ten years.

The research also proposes a method of calculating ground rents fair to both freeholder and leaseholder.

Ground rents: Do the risks outweigh the rewards? argues that:


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Updated 28.11.17

  • HuffPost UK: Pledge of additional £2 billion for affordable housing is coming from cuts to other house building programmes - comment on the Office for Budget Responsibility's analysis of the Chancellor's Budget.
  • Chartered Institute of Housing: 'Budget commitment good but crucial we build the right homes in the right places' - response to the Budget by CIH's Deputy Chief Executive, Gavin Smart.

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