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De-registration? Don’t forget the lenders and bondholders

De-registration? Don’t forget the lenders and bondholders

In response to the July Budget announcements and the new Right to Buy (RTB) proposals there has been increased discussion concerning the possibility of de-registration by registered providers (RP) as a means of avoiding the proposed changes.

The headline question on the financial consequences of a split from the regulator centres around the return of grant on such a divorce, but little has been said to date about the third parties in the relationship who could have a big say in whether a RP can viably orchestrate a separation from the social housing regulator.

Dale Moulden writes on the topic in Social Housing.  To read his article, click here (pay wall).