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More than 750 homes in south Wales have been left without gas following a burst water main, which led to water leaking into gas pipes.
New Charter Homes has signed an £18m solar deal to fit up to 4,500 homes with solar panels in Greater Manchester.
Contractor Keepmoat is expected to be taken over by a pair of private equity investors.
Repair bill cap will force social landlords to fund work themselves
Sandwell Council has appointed Keepmoat as part of a two-year improvement framework to carry out works on homes in three high rise blocks.
The Scottish Government will consider granting emergency funds to councils to help deal with the costs of the flooding over the last couple of days.
A total of £195m has been announced to help improve run-down homes and support energy-saving works in London.
Social landlords can learn a green lesson from the private sector, says Natalie Owen
When David Cameron had a wind turbine installed at his house, experts estimated that it could save the PM-in-waiting up to 30% on his energy bills.
Zero-carbon obligations can be met through ‘allowable solutions’
The government’s haphazard announcements on sustainability just before recess have left social landlords with a lot of questions
Social landlords should not wait for government targets in order to respond to fuel poverty, argues Steve Grocock
Landlords in Scotland will have to reveal environmental data
A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 21 to 25 of July.
Landlords that become energy suppliers must do so for the right reasons