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Social Housing: 10 Challenges Facing Registered Providers
Following one of the sector’s most eventful years, registered providers (RPs) continue to face many hurdles.
Striking a balance
Alasdair Muir discusses the role of digital technology in improving tenant satisfaction and why housing associations shouldn’t lose sight of more traditional ways to enhance customer service.
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.
First dibs on homes: what it means in practice
A scheme to offer first dibs on new homes in London has moved a step closer with some of the housing industry’s biggest players signing up.
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.
Sector-led JVs can be part of supply solution
Merger is not the only way for housing associations to unlock capacity, writes Andrew Cowan, of Devonshires.
Transforming the HA business model
Housing leaders and industry experts explore the HA ‘blueprint’ and merits of off-balance sheet vehicles, REITs and equity. David Blackman reports.
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 and Clifford Chance jointly shortlisted for ‘Property Team of the Year’
Following a joint entry from Clifford Chance and Devonshires to the British Legal Awards for ‘Property Team of the Year’ we are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted.
Your 12 point guide to achieving compliance with the GDPR
Download a copy of our 12 point guide to help you build a coherent approach to achieving early compliance in your own organisation.