Three more housing associations have pledged to publish details of expenditure over £500.

In a sign that housing minister Grant Shapps is winning his battle to persuade associations to be more transparent, Adactus, Hyde and Sanctuary housing associations have now pledged to publish details of expenditure. Family Mosaic and Home Group are already publishing the information and Network Housing Group has said it will publish from the end of August.

The move follows a private meeting last month in which Mr Shapps urged housing association bosses to be more transparent. He argued that he would find it more difficult to resist the extension of the Freedom of Information Act to associations if they don’t publish the information. Read more

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  • Network Housing Group has properties over in Mile End do they. Well you'll be pleased to know that Network Housing Group has now published their expenditure over £500. To help customers Network Housing Group have grouped all the data into one 81 page pdf. In it you will find such gems as the Network Housing Group paid out £2,741.26 on 'Bank charges/Interest penalty' to 'SUNGARD GLOBAL TRADING (UK) LTD' who are a software company!