Friday, 28 October 2016

New Regulator Likely Following HCA Review

A new English social housing regulator is likely to be created following a government review of the Homes and Communities Agency. Inside Housing understands the review, which launched in March and is due to report its findings soon, will recommend splitting the Homes and Communities Agency’s (HCA) regulation function off into a separate body. The new regulator would have the power to set its own fees and control its own budget. The move follows increasing concern about the potential for conflicts of interest caused by the HCA carrying out both regulation and investment activities. Read more on Inside Housing.

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