The Governor

The latest edition of HQN's quarterly magazine The Governor is now available online and in print. In our cover feature, leading figures from the housing sector discuss the impact of the Brexit vote. There is also an exclusive interview with Alex Morton, former Number 10 housing adviser and so-called architect of the Housing and Planning Act.

12 July 2016 PDF (5.16MB) The Governor

The Governor

The latest edition of HQN's quarterly magazine The Governor is now available online and in print. In our cover feature,…

08 December 2015 PDF (3.35MB) The Governor

The Governor

Are you ready for the changing of the guard? There’s a new government and they want private developers to stand in…

26 June 2015 PDF (2.77MB) The Governor

The Governor

is it time to buy a green mini? after all, running a housing provider is starting to feel more and more like being an estate…

25 June 2014 PDF (1.59MB) The Governor

The Governor

Have you noticed all the macho talk coming out of the mouths of MPs? They can’t make up their minds whether to drain…

10 April 2014 PDF (1.34MB) The Governor

The Governor

Grant Shapps tried to do away with regulation. He wanted to make the TSA toast...

18 September 2013 PDF (3.82MB) The Governor

The Governor

As the nights start to draw in I always look forward to the NHF conference. Eric Pickles tried to ban all these shindigs…

28 June 2013 PDF (2.73MB) The Governor

The Governor

Let’s get ready to rumble! Will we see a bust-up at the CIH conference to rival the clash between Gove and head…

19 September 2012 PDF (10.03MB) The Governor

The Governor

All summer long we’ve seen Richard Branson bleating on a grainy Skype link from his holiday home. Who cares if…

13 June 2012 PDF (1.86MB) The Governor

The Governor

Social housing is a soaraway success. Last year associations made as much money as Ryanair and Marks and Spencer put…

01 January 2012 PDF (2.29MB) The Governor

The Governor

nothing has changed with the Localism act. Good efficient landlords that are popular with their tenants can get on with…

22 June 2011 PDF (2.18MB) The Governor

The Governor

well done grant shapps.Thanks for getting those pesky housing inspectors off our backs – freedom at last.…

25 November 2010 PDF (816kB) The Governor

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“Top Tories attack private sector for cutting prices to councils.” That’s a headline you never…

21 June 2010 PDF (1.74MB) The Governor

The Governor

“Secret to survivin’ is knowing what to throw away and knowing what to keep”:the final words of…

08 March 2010 PDF (1.89MB) The Governor

The Governor

That’s what John Lennon said and it still holds true today. We await the outcome of a general election that no one…

06 October 2009 PDF (1.29MB) The Governor

The Governor

The UK is bust. We had all the banks, so we took the biggest hit per head from the credit crunch of any major nation.…

25 June 2009 PDF (1.32MB) The Governor

The Governor

Why have we produced this magazine? It’s simple. Governance is about the most exciting issue in the world today.…