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Rate reset announcement sparks TIF uncertainty
 
The government has announced that the first reset of its new business rates system could take place after just seven years, narrowing the options for TIF 'option 1' schemes.
Clegg trails government infrastructure boost
 
The government looks set to underwrite housing and infrastructure schemes in an attempt to boost growth.
Welsh government backs £100 million housing bond issue
 
The Welsh government has committed to issuing a new bond to fund the provision of affordable housing.
Grainger submits bid to provide social housing
 
Private rented investor Grainger has submitted an application to the Homes and Communities Agency to become a registered provider of social housing.
Call for private sector role in community budgets
 
Community budgets should be rolled out across the country, with more effort to involve private sector investors, according to a new report.
Board created to oversee surplus London land
 
London mayor Boris Johnson has appointed a new board to help to provide thousands of new homes on land owned by the Greater London Authority.
More cities in line for devolved powers
 
The government is set to announce a new batch of city deals within weeks, according to a report.
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.
SocInvest 12 Conference News
INTERVIEW: Martin Yardley, director of city services and development, Coventry City Council
 
Martin Yardley accepts that it is easy to be cynical about LEPs, but says they are helping to unlock development.
Manchester boss to explain city deal to SocInvest conference
 
Manchester City Council’s chief executive will explain his city’s City Deal with central Government at next month’s SocInvest 12 conference.
Features
INTERVIEW: European Investment Bank head of holding funds and advisor, Northern Europe, JESSICA and investment funds Frank Lee
Frank Lee reveals to SocInvest that the EIB is poised to announce the first round of UK schemes to be granted cash from its Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas (JESSICA) fund.
 
INTERVIEW: BPF finance policy director Peter Cosmetatos
Peter Cosmetatos is full of praise for the government’s open-mindedness on infrastructure funding, but calls for greater openness about how it reaches its decisions.
 
INTERVIEW: Chris Murray, chief of Core Cities
Core Cities director Chris Murray is pleased with the announcement of tailored city deals for England’s core cities, but is hungry for further devolution of powers.
 
INTERVIEW: Anne Bowden, partner at Pinsent Masons
“Central government is making it incredibly difficult to implement housing policies,” Anne Bowden says.
 


24 May 2012
 

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