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Devonshires helps Karin move into home ownership
Devonshires advised Karin Housing Association on the purchase of its first properties, enabling the organisation to expand into home ownership.
Celebrating a year in Leeds
Today marks our one-year anniversary in Leeds and what a year it’s been!
Devonshires advise L&Q on its acquisition of a portfolio of properties in Berkshire
Following a successful tender in September 2017, L&Q acquired a portfolio of 161 affordable and general needs properties in Berkshire from Sovereign Housing Association.
Why the land banking review will not accelerate housebuilding
Following details of the government review into build out of planning permissions for housing, (which we published last week), Jonathan Corris discusses why this could be an unwelcome distraction for the sector and what else is needed to speed up delivery.
Devonshires advises Inland Homes on new joint venture
Devonshires has advised Inland Homes on its 50/50 joint venture with the Anderson Group, a construction and development company.
RSLs – Payments to board members
The Welsh Government has signalled a change in its policy on the payment of board members of RSLs. A revised circular on Payments and Benefits (updating the 05/10 circular) is promised shortly which will confirm the change.
The Autumn Budget – What you need to know
Following our initial observations on the Autumn Budget, we’ve put together this briefing which delves into the detail to bring you further insights into what it means for those operating in the housing industry.
Devonshires continues its expansion in Leeds with two more recruits
Devonshires continues to expand in Leeds with the appointment of two solicitors. The new recruits mean that the firm has quadrupled its team since opening in the city centre just 9 months ago.
Devonshires advise Hyde Housing Association Limited on its £760 million refinancing
Devonshires are delighted to have advised Hyde Housing Association Limited (Hyde) on its £760 million refinancing.
Local Authority Influence Regulations brought into force today (16 November)
With a remarkable sprint to the finishing line, the last piece in the deregulatory measures tapestry, the local authority influence regulations, came in to force today.
Converting a charitable company or a CIC to a CIO: Is the 2018 regime worth it?
When enacted, secondary legislation published on 13 September 2017 will permit charitable companies and Community Interest Companies (CICs) to convert into Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs) more easily.
Devonshires second year trainees qualify
We are pleased to announce that following a 2 year training contract we see the following Trainees qualify: Nat Cartwright, David Emery, Luke Bevis and Sam Moodey.