Repairs & Maintenance
London housing associations Southern Housing Group and The Guinness Partnership have appointed Wates Living Space to repairs contracts worth a total of £13m.
English councils are phasing out freephone repairs numbers as they seek to trim costs out of pressurised Housing Revenue Accounts.
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Enfield Council is to invest £58m to develop a community energy network which will supply low carbon heat and hot water to 15,000 homes.
Following the Bonfield Review report, the onus is now on housing associations to help alleviate fuel poverty, says John Barnham
Completions of new build homes fell by 1% in 2016, according to the government’s official measure of new build activity.
New homes being delivered by housing associations grew in the third quarter of 2016 compared with the previous two quarters, according to the National Housing Federation (NHF).
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House builder Galliford Try has reported a 23% profit boost in its half-year results through to the end of December.
The government has sold enough land for less than 14,000 homes, leaving it well off the pace required to meet its target to dispose of land for 160,000 homes in this parliament.
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Councils are boosting their income through service charge rises and other fee increases as pressure from the 1% rent cut on Housing Revenue Accounts ramps up.
The UK’s largest house builder has announced boosted profits in the six months to the end of December, despite a dip in the number of homes it built.
The chief executive of the National Housing Federation (NHF) has hit out at a government proposal to hand supported housing funding to councils because he fears it will create geographical inequalities.