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Agency: 'Reforms will not significantly decentralise funding'
 
Standard & Poors says that government reforms to allow councils greater freedoms over regeneration spending are unlikely to be significant enough to alter their credit ratings.
Edinburgh scraps Leith TIF plans
 
City of Edinburgh Council has shelved its plans to introduce a tax increment finance scheme on Leith Docks, according to reports.
Council proposes separate levy rate for urban extension
 
Chelmsford Borough Council has released proposals for a community infrastructure levy outlining proposals to treat a new urban extension as a separate charging zone.
REIT founder says consultation will delay homes plans
 
The founder of a new real estate investment trust aimed at funding affordable housing has attacked a government consultation on how to encourage REITs to invest in the sector.
European Investment Bank needs more cash, says EC
 
The European Commission has called for member countries to provide more cash to the EIB to fund infrastructure projects.
Torbay drops plans for local asset backed vehicle
 
Torbay Council has dropped plans to create a local ABV due to economic conditions and changes to the proposals from its preferred private sector partner.
Council examines TIF to revive stalled site
 
York Council has announced that it is examining whether using tax increment financing could help restart development.
Features
INTERVIEW: Core Cities director Chris Murray
Core Cities director Chris Murray is pleased with the announcement of tailored city deals for Englandís core cities, but is hungry for further devoution of powers.
 
London's mayoral race:
Key regeneration funding pledges
With less than a month until London goes to the polls to elect its mayor for the next four years, we look at the promises the main three candidates are making to encourage innovative forms of regeneration funding.
 
INTERVIEW: Centre for Cities chief executive Alexandra Jones
Alexandra Jones raises two cheers for government proposals to give local authorities greater control of decision-making and finance.
 
About the SocInvest newsletter
This newsletter is produced to support the SocInvest programme of regeneration funding and finance events, now in its fifth year.
 
The next SocInvest Conference takes place on 26 June 2012; details are here.
 


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