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Council votes to drop landlord as partner

29/07/2015 | By Corin Williams

One Housing Group is holding urgent talks with Tower Hamlets mayor John Biggs after the council passed a motion calling for the housing association to be suspended as its preferred development partner.

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Rent changes burn £42bn hole in council plans

17/07/2015 | By Nick Duxbury

Exclusive modelling shows council 30-year business plans will be undeliverable.

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Which councils are retrofitting high rises with sprinklers?

15/07/2015 | By Kate Youde

On the sixth anniversary of the deadly Lakanal House fire, an Inside Housing investigation finds that only a few councils are following the coroner’s recommendation and retrofitting their tower blocks with sprinklers. Kate Youde reports

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Landlords seek talks over energy efficiency

30/07/2015 | By Corin Williams

Landlords are seeking talks with ministers over how housing associations can deliver energy-efficiency improvements to their stock after the government axed green subsidies last week.

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Government ends new Green Deal funding

23/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

The government will stop funding the Green Deal after ‘low take-up and concerns about industry standards’, leaving the energy efficiency sector ‘battered and bruised’.

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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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Solid wall insulation

26/06/2015 | By Mitch Gee

Solid wall insulation has great potential to improve tenants’ lives. But, says Mitch Gee, technical director at SPSenvirowall, it also must be designed well

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The extra mile

26/06/2015 | By Barry Boxall

Social value should be second nature to service providers, argues Barry Boxall, divisional director, Building Solutions South, VINCI Facilities

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Working together

12/06/2015 | By Colin Middlemass

A joined up approach to asset management can help every pound go further, says Colin Middlemass, chief operating officer at Mears Group

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Top 60: Market Sale Developments of the Year  

31/07/2015 | 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 market sale developments of the year

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Top 60 Developments: Extra Care Developments of the Year

24/07/2015 | 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 extra care developments of the year.

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Top 60: Innovative Developments of the Year

17/07/2015 | 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 10 weeks. Michael Atherton reports on the most innovative developments of the year.

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Close to a third of starts for rental

31/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

Around 29% of housing starts in the first quarter of 2015 were homes developed specifically for rent, a new report backed by the British Property Federation has said.

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31/07/2015 | By Helen Clifton

More landlords need to be measuring social value. Helen Clifton finds out how a handy toolkit can help with this

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Changing focus

30/07/2015 | By Pete Apps

The era of social housing is over and the market rules, according to Genesis chief executive Neil Hadden. Peter Apps finds out how he plans for Genesis to be at the forefront of the change.

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