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A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 15 - 19 December 2014.
The drive for energy efficient homes could increase asthma risks, according to new research by the University of Exeter Medical School
The Scottish Government has allocated a large chunk of its £60m home energy efficiency fund.
The second phase of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) has run out of cash just a day after it opened in what has been described as ‘the latest gold rush’.
Millions of people will be forced to switch off their heating this winter due to spiralling energy costs, a social landlord has warned, and the government has been urged to increase the Warm Homes Discount.
The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is seeking to change the ‘onerous’ way in which social landlords make applications for the renewable heat incentive (RHI).
Families living in poverty will need additional help to pay their fuel bills, an influential committee said today.
Inside Housing’s daily live blog giving updates and views on the day’s essential housing news - and a bit more besides
Today is the launch of Inside Housing’s live news blog and, typically, it seems to be a relatively quiet one for housing news. Oh wait, that’s just the IH newsroom following last night’s Christmas party.
The coalition government’s final autumn statement provided interesting reading, writes Emma Maier
Are housing providers ready for the Internet of Things?, asks Stewart Davison
Can we afford not to invest in measures to boost energy efficiency?, asks Andrew Eagles
Careful design and analysis is needed to combat summer overheating, says Andrew Mellor
Fuel poverty should be much higher up on everyone’s agenda
If you are an environmentalist you must be against building millions of new homes, right?