Repairs & Maintenance
Birmingham Council plans to carry out a £60m programme of improvement works to its homes, despite the financial pressure exerted by the rent cut.
Social housing contractor Lakehouse has issued a profit warning linked to reduced spending following the 1% rent cut.
London’s biggest housing associations ramped up spending on planned maintenance by 17% in 2014/15.
Labour peers will not support a Liberal Democrat push to block devastating cuts to solar subsidies in the House of Lords.
We must do something about tackling fuel poverty now, says Charley Gibbons
With the Conservatives’ shock election win and issues around tightening finances setting the tone, this year’s conference has a lot of ground to cover. We take a look at some of the key themes and highlights
Apprenticeships are a popular way for social landlords to boost employment opportunities – but how easy are they to access for disabled people? On national apprenticeship week, Maria Brett meets a young, deaf apprentice
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Repairs are facing a squeeze - but this need not come at the expense of providing a great service, says David Todd, director of partner and account management at Kirona
During tough financial times, Colin Middlemass, chief operating officer at Mears, talks through how asset management can help
How exactly did the prime minister conclude he needed to knock down housing estates? Muses Ann O’Byrne
Two housing association chief executives have been named on a 17-strong panel of experts tasked with drawing up a national strategy for estate regeneration.
Planned estate regeneration schemes could see more than 7,000 socially rented homes lost from London, a political party has warned.
The government is considering granting housing built through private finance initiatives an exemption from the rent cut, according to council business plans.
The ability of our sector to adapt and evolve has been demonstrated time and again, say David Montague and Sinead Butters
Councils have spent almost £30m of cash raised through Right to Buy sales to buy back homes they were forced to sell at a discount under the same policy.