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NIHE launches toolkit after hate crime rise

05/10/2015 | By Jonathan Bunn

The Northern Ireland Housing Executive has issued guidance aimed at improving support for victims and witnesses of hate crime and harassment.

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Housing association suing McAlpine for £19.2m

02/10/2015 | By Corin Williams

The Newlon Housing Trust has launched a £19.2m lawsuit against construction firm Sir Robert McAlpine over allegations of poor workmanship at an affordable homes development next to the Emirates Stadium in London.

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Call for ringfenced empty homes fund

15/09/2015 | By Carl Brown

A charity has called on the government to reinstate ringfenced pots of money for bringing empty homes back into use.

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Win £500 of M&S vouchers


Housing professionals have only three days remaining to enter a draw for £500 of Marks & Spencer vouchers by filling in a survey on energy procurement.

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Government urged to confirm ECO replacement

01/10/2015 | By Corin Williams

The Chartered Institute of Housing has warned the expiration of the Energy Company Obligation in 2017 could leave households in fuel poverty unless the government sorts out its retrofitting subsidy policy within six months.

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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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Future proof


Our partnership with Westdale Services Limited enabled us to carry out a successful retrofitting scheme, says Niall Clark, director of property services and development at Rykneld Homes

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Ten more housing zones planned for London

08/10/2015 | By Pete Apps

Ten new ‘housing zones’ will be named by next May, as Boris Johnson reveals the final two areas under his initial scheme.

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Council 'cannot stop' Earls Court regeneration

23/09/2015 | By Pete Apps

A west London council has admitted it is unable to stop the demolition of two council estates, set to be knocked down to make way for a divisive £12bn regeneration scheme.

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Hyde unveils £1bn of procurement contracts

15/09/2015 | By Pete Apps

A large London housing association has unveiled a new procurement framework with an anticipated value of more than £1bn.

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The end of cheap bond finance? Video

09/10/2015 | By Pete Apps

Last month’s bond issue by Metropolitan saw investors demand an increase in bond prices. Pete Apps asks if the era of extremely cheap housing association bonds is coming to an end


Shuffling deck chairs

08/10/2015 | By Martin Hilditch

The prime minister’s announcement this week that Section 106 resources will be directed into Starter Homes will do little to help more people into a secure home


Getting real

08/10/2015 | By Kate Davies

Even with large Right to Buy discounts, homeownership is simply out of reach for some people, says Kate Davies

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