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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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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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Falling over the threshold Video

20/08/2015 | By Alex Turner

Inside Housing reveals for the first time how many council homes are at risk of a sell-off under the extension of the Right to Buy to housing associations. Alex Turner reports

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NHF and DCLG in Right to Buy negotiations

27/08/2015 | By Carl Brown , Pete Apps

The National Housing Federation is in talks with the government in an attempt to secure more flexibilities under the Right to Buy extension to housing associations.

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Southern's credit rating maintained

27/08/2015 | By Pete Apps

Southern Housing Group has maintained its credit rating despite concern over recent government policies.

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Landlords get £48m of cheap government-backed debt

27/08/2015 | By Pete Apps

Two housing associations have secured £48m of cheap government-backed finance to build affordable housing.

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