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Social Housing IS Big Business

By Dr Louise Dunne, CIPFA Housing Network

There has been a growing public debate in recent months about the real or perceived growth of commercialisation in the social housing sector. Muddying the waters of such debates is the fact that Providers are not uniform: with different accounting and financial regimes; governance structures and regulatory codes, not to mention the sheer difference in the number of properties they manage, or variations in rental streams, or skill and resource bases they use to deliver services. This makes it difficult sometimes to separate out which bits of ‘creeping’ commercialisation apply to which types of Providers, and why. Read more...

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