Asset Management

Mitie

Mitie facing 'market pressure' over social housing

31/03/2015 | By Corin Williams

A contractor has warned its end-of-year profits will not meet expectations because of disappointing results in its social housing maintenance business.

Police line do not cross

Hand grenade attack on social landlord property

30/03/2015 | By Heather Spurr

A police investigation has been launched following a hand grenade attack on a housing association property in Greater Manchester.

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

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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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Newly built homes

Waltham Forest plans huge housebuilding programme

02/04/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

A London borough has finalised plans to build 2,000 new homes in five years in partnership with housing associations and private developers.

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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Newly built homes

Waltham Forest plans huge housebuilding programme

02/04/2015 | By Daniel Douglas

A London borough has finalised plans to build 2,000 new homes in five years in partnership with housing associations and private developers.

Financial district

GB Social Housing taps bond for £16.8m

02/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

A bond aggregator has raised £16.8m for two social landlords at an interest rate 1.68% more expensive than government borrowing.

Stock market

Housing association to launch retail charity bond

02/04/2015 | By Pete Apps

A housing association has launched a retail charity bond at a fixed interest rate of 4.4%.

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