Asset Management


Housing contracts boost Mitie profits

23/11/2015 | By Carl Brown

Mitie has reported a 32.7% increase in pre-tax profit in its property management business despite a drop in overall profits.

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For use in Inside Housing, 20 November 2015

Squaring circle Video

18/11/2015 | By Mark Wilding

Six months since Circle was downgraded over its repairs performance, what has the company done to make good? Mark Wilding finds out

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Associations look to axe non-statutory repairs

18/11/2015 | By Jonathan Bunn

Housing associations are seeking legal advice about their statutory requirements as they look to cut back on repairs and maintenance services without breaking the law.

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For use in Inside Housing, 18 September 2015

Boris presses ahead with zero carbon standard

23/11/2015 | By Carl Brown

Boris Johnson has announced he will push ahead with the implementation of the zero carbon homes standard in London despite the government axing planning regulations to promote it.


Energy company strikes deal with housing association

11/11/2015 | By Pete Apps

An energy company has struck an exclusive deal to supply a Merseyside housing association as it targets a major expansion into social housing.

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CIH Housing 2015: highlights


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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Devil is in the detail

13/11/2015 | By Mitch Gee

Mitch Gee, technical director, SPSenvirowall, talks about how to design external wall insulation so it works


Take a strategic approach

13/11/2015 | By Mathew Baxter

How should social landlords approach a review of their asset management strategy in light of reduced income? Mathew Baxter, managing director of echelon Consultancy considers the options


Smart strategies

13/11/2015 | By Andrew Carlin

Andrew Carlin, commercial director at Procurement for Housing, explains how a strategic approach to procurement can help reduce spending on asset management


Adding value

13/11/2015 | By Shaun Sheldrake

Shaun Sheldrake, development director at Durkan, talks about how good planning can reduce maintenance costs


Risk management

04/11/2015 | By Richard Wood

Richard Wood, head of housing and health at Zurich Municipal, talks through the main operational risks for social landlords, from flood to fire

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New Homes Bonus set for reform

25/11/2015 | By Jonathan Bunn

A flagship policy providing a cash reward to councils for building new homes is set to be reformed to boost social care funding.


Tenant wins High Court victory

24/11/2015 | By Jonathan Bunn

A tenant has won a High Court case against a south London council in her bid to prevent an estate being demolished and rebuilt.

For use in Inside Housing, 13 November 2015

Building Leeds Video

12/11/2015 | By Alex Turner

Leeds is planning to build 70,000 homes by 2028. Alex Turner investigates how it plans to deliver

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Sanctuary Group secures European Investment Bank funding

Osborne doubles 'affordable' homes funding

25/11/2015 | By Pete Apps

The government will double investment in ‘affordable’ housing from 2018, with the vast majority of the cash used to fund homes for sale.

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RTB extension pilot launches tonight

25/11/2015 | By Carl Brown

The government will launch a pilot of the extended Right to Buy with tenants from five housing associations tonight, George Osborne has announced.

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Osborne to announce billions for homeownership

25/11/2015 | By Heather Spurr

The government is set for an historic shift in affordable housing funding, using the cash to largely build low-cost homeownership homes.

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