Asset Management

For use in Inside Housing, 27 March 2015

The big data experiment

25/03/2015 | By Simon Brandon

Social landlords are in the midst of a great experiment with ‘big data’. Once they collect together their information, what will they do with it? Simon Brandon reports

Stock transfer

Stock transfer signed off a week before deadline

24/03/2015 | By Pete Apps

A deal to transfer 8,500 Salford council homes to a new housing association has been finally signed off with just a week to spare.

Piggy bank

Resident involvement could save sector 'millions'

23/03/2015 | By Corin Williams

Resident participation could save the sector millions, a minister has claimed, following the publication of government-backed research into tenant involvement.

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New sustiainbility code

Star system to replace Code for Sustainable Homes

04/03/2015 | By Pete Apps

A star system for rating the sustainability of new homes, which will look at the impact on occupiers’ health and well-being, will be launched today.

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'Hands off our garden city'

Trouble in the garden

25/02/2015 | By Martin Hilditch

Politicians want to create a new wave of garden cities to meet housing need. But the world’s first garden city is also looking to do its bit - much to some residents’ disappointment. Martin Hilditch investigates

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Fraser Gunn, apprentice

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

Building site

Housing zone developer pledges homes increase

04/03/2015 | By Pete Apps

The developer of the London housing zone with the lowest percentage of affordable housing has committed to increasing it as the scheme progresses.

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Cranes

Councils 'should rebuild estates at higher density'

24/03/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

Councils could knock down hundreds of estates and rebuild higher density ‘city villages’ to ease London’s housing crisis, a report suggests. 

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Birmingham

Birmingham seeks developers for 80,000-home drive

12/03/2015 | By Pete Apps

Birmingham Council has set out key sites in the city for its ‘biggest ever housing plan’ as it seeks housing associations and private builders to construct 80,000 homes.

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Chief executive, Coast and Country

Are you on board?

06/03/2015 | By Iain Sim

Regeneration must be on the agenda to end the housing crisis, says Iain Sim

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Welsh housing

Financial freedoms will build hundreds of Welsh homes

30/03/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

Councils in Wales are set to build hundreds of homes over the next five years as new finance powers are transferred to them at the start of April.

Durham Cathedral Newcastle Crook

Durham negotiates April stock transfer date

27/03/2015 | By Corin Williams

The government has agreed to fund a stock transfer of 18,500 homes despite it missing a deadline to write off the properties’ historic debt.

Money jar

Pension contributions to rise 'by same as 2013'

25/03/2015 | By Pete Apps

Contributions to reduce the gaping deficit in the sector’s pension scheme are likely to increase by the same level as they did three years ago.

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