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Housebuilding specialist

Deputy news editor, Inside Housing

Pete Apps

Deputy news editor

E-mail: peter.apps@insidehousing.co.uk

Phone: 020 7772 8360

Fax: 020 7772 8591

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Social housing rap Video

23/08/2016 | By Tom Wall

A group of young Londoners have produced a music video about the threatened demolition of a Brixton housing estate. Tom Wall spoke to community activist Potent Whisper and one of the rappers, Paradox, about the video and the campaign to save Cressingham Gardens.

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Still open

23/08/2016

Hyde Group is still open to partnership working, despite pulling out of a “mega-merger”, says Elaine Bailey

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Hyde Group 'still open to mergers'

23/08/2016 | By Carl Brown

Hyde Group is still open to merging with other landlords, despite pulling out of plans to form a 135,000-home group with L&Q and East Thames last month.

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Cold comfort

22/08/2016 | By Gerald Koessl

Social housing is better insulated than other tenures, but that is no comfort to the one in 10 social tenants living in the most inefficient homes, says Gerald Koessl

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Graduated ownership

18/08/2016

Home Group has come up with a new package of support to help people buy their social home, and it is already generating interest in the sector, as Pete Apps finds out

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Top joint venture developments Video

04/08/2016

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. Here, we introduce you to the best of the best joint ventures

Analysis

Planning for the future

29/07/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

Only four in 10 councils have an up-to-date adopted Local Plan. As Sophie Barnes finds out, this risks hampering the government’s plans to build one million homes by 2020.

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Prepare to land

08/07/2016

The sector can only deliver more affordable housing if we increase land supply, says Ian Burnett, chief executive of United Living Group

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Solutions for the future

08/07/2016

With the social housing sector facing a period of turmoil, Inside Housing, in partnership with Places for People, brought together an expert panel to discuss how housing providers need to adapt to meet future challenges

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Top joint venture developments Video

04/08/2016

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. Here, we introduce you to the best of the best joint ventures

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Not a moment too soon

01/08/2016

The end of Scotland’s Right to Buy gives social landlords the opportunity to replenish the stock of social housing, says Mary Taylor

Survival guide

Survival guide

22/07/2016 | By Pete Apps

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) identified three key financial risks for housing associations after Brexit: the sales market, cash calls and the availability of finance. Pete Apps catches up with some of the sector’s top finance directors to ask how they’re coping with these threats.

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Top 60: Build to rent development of the year Video

21/07/2016

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 10 weeks. First we introduce you to the best of the best in the build to rent sector

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NI landlords calls for broader housing measures

01/06/2016 | By Heather Spurr

Housing associations are calling on the Northern Ireland Executive to broaden its measure for gauging new housing supply.

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VIDEO Q&A: Speeding up delivery Video

29/06/2016

Neil Barker, divisional manager at LHC explains why developers are increasingly turning to off-site construction as a way of speeding up delivery of new homes

VIDEO Q&A: Taking stock Video

29/06/2016

Ian Burnett, chief executive of United Living, tells Inside Housing what the Brexit vote means for the immediate outlook of house building in Britain

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