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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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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.

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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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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 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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Hackney development

L&Q to build 16,500 'genuinely affordable' homes without grant

31/03/2015 | By Pete Apps

L&Q will build more than 16,500 ‘genuinely affordable’ rented homes without government grant in the biggest housing association building drive in the sector’s history.

Glass piggy bank

Committee warns government homes cash 'sitting idle'

30/03/2015 | By Pete Apps

Cash for affordable housing is ‘sitting idle in government coffers’ after poor take-up of key programmes, the chair of a scrutiny committee has claimed.

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.

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