Repairs & Maintenance
Mitie has reported a 32.7% increase in pre-tax profit in its property management business despite a drop in overall profits.
Squaring circle Video
Six months since Circle was downgraded over its repairs performance, what has the company done to make good? Mark Wilding finds out
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.
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.
An energy company has struck an exclusive deal to supply a Merseyside housing association as it targets a major expansion into social housing.
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
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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Mitch Gee, technical director, SPSenvirowall, talks about how to design external wall insulation so it works
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
Andrew Carlin, commercial director at Procurement for Housing, explains how a strategic approach to procurement can help reduce spending on asset management
Shaun Sheldrake, development director at Durkan, talks about how good planning can reduce maintenance costs
Richard Wood, head of housing and health at Zurich Municipal, talks through the main operational risks for social landlords, from flood to fire
A flagship policy providing a cash reward to councils for building new homes is set to be reformed to boost social care funding.
A tenant has won a High Court case against a south London council in her bid to prevent an estate being demolished and rebuilt.
Building Leeds Video
Leeds is planning to build 70,000 homes by 2028. Alex Turner investigates how it plans to deliver
The government will double investment in ‘affordable’ housing from 2018, with the vast majority of the cash used to fund homes for sale.
The government will launch a pilot of the extended Right to Buy with tenants from five housing associations tonight, George Osborne has announced.
The government is set for an historic shift in affordable housing funding, using the cash to largely build low-cost homeownership homes.