Repairs & Maintenance
Housing associations are turning to stock rationalisation to become more efficient and save money. Reni Eddo-Lodge considers the evidence
A housing association is to demolish 48 homes just six years after they were built after uncovering a wide range of defects in the development.
A major contractor has grown its operating profit from property management to £15.8m, despite a “year of two halves” in its social housing business.
The funding revolution Video
As housing associations turn to crowdfunding, Mark Leftly considers if these online platforms could provide a new source of investment in housebuilding
AT-A-GLANCE: The housing policies of the main parties in Northern Ireland
The number of homes built in the first three months of this year decreased by 3% compared to the same period last year.
A third of councils to respond to an Inside Housing survey have revealed their entire affordable housing planning requirement could be swallowed up by Starter Homes.
The government is preparing to launch a £3bn loan fund for housebuilding which will roll up existing schemes into a single pot.
Councils were left with £2.9bn of borrowing headroom to build new homes, following a deal with the government in 2012. Keith Cooper investigates why dreams of a large-scale return to direct development have not come to pass.
Peabody has submitted plans for the first phase of its multibillion pound regeneration of Thamesmead in south-east London.
Grass roots opposition to the Housing and Planning Act will continue even though it has become law, says Glyn Robbins
The Public Accounts Committee was right in its criticism of the extended Right to Buy, says John Perry
The changes to Right to Buy gives councils the opportunity to push for a better deal, says Eamon McGoldrick