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For use in Inside Housing, 28 August 2015

Towards an oranje housing boom Video

25/08/2015 | By Simon Brandon

In the Netherlands, a new construction technique is allowing social landlords to leapfrog costly retrofits and improve the energy efficiency of homes. Now the idea is coming to the UK. Words and photos by Simon Brandon

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Association first to receive drone permission

24/08/2015 | By Corin Williams

Walsall Housing Group (WHG) has become the first housing association in the country to secure permission from the Civil Aviation Authority to use drones in order to inspect properties.

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Street art Video

21/08/2015 | By Paul Wilson

A tangle of terraced streets in Liverpool is shortlisted for the Turner Prize. Inside Housing sent community manager Paul Wilson to find out what all the fuss is about.

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Government considers solar subsidies cut

27/08/2015 | By Pete Apps

The government could roll up subsidies for solar energy “as soon as legislatively possible” for new applicants if it cannot achieve cost savings, it has confirmed.

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Government cuts 'would jeopardise solar deal'

27/08/2015 | By Pete Apps

A major deal to install 5,000 solar panels on council homes in Yorkshire could be placed in jeopardy if the government aggressively cuts solar subsidies.

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CIH Housing 2015: highlights

12/06/2015

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

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Accessible apprenticeships

10/03/2015 | By Maria Brett

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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Top 60: Non Grant-Funded Developments of the Year

28/08/2015 | By Michael Atherton

Inside Housing is showcasing the best 60 developments of the last year. Our list is split into 10 categories of excellence which we will reveal over the next few weeks. Michael Atherton reports on the best non grant-funded developments of the year

For use in Inside Housing, 28 August 2015

Towards an oranje housing boom Video

25/08/2015 | By Simon Brandon

In the Netherlands, a new construction technique is allowing social landlords to leapfrog costly retrofits and improve the energy efficiency of homes. Now the idea is coming to the UK. Words and photos by Simon Brandon

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Top 60: Regeneration Schemes of the Year

21/08/2015 | By Michael Atherton

Inside Housing is showcasing the best 60 developments of the last year. This year, our list is split into 10 categories of excellence which we will reveal over the next few weeks. Michael Atherton reports on the best regeneration schemes of the year

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Council 'failed to notify about RTB restrictions'

03/09/2015 | By Corin Williams

The Local Government Ombudsman has told South Oxfordshire District Council to reimburse two homeowners who had trouble selling up because they were not told of all the restrictions the authority had imposed on their properties.

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RTB extension could see 145k association homes sold

02/09/2015 | By Corin Williams

The Chartered Institute of Housing has estimated 145,000 housing association tenants will exercise the Right to Buy over the next five years.

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Sector lobbies on Right to Buy and rent cut

02/09/2015 | By Corin Williams

The financial straits housing associations are facing due to Right to Buy and the social housing rent cut has dominated submissions to a parliamentary inquiry on the future of the sector.

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