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Newly built homes

EXCLUSIVE: Tenant satisfaction dips at UK's largest associations


Research reveals 40% of the 50 biggest associations show fall

ballot box

London borough's tenants opt for council management of homes


Council tenants in Hackney have voted for the management of their homes to return to the local authority.

westminster autumn

What's on in housing sector this week 17 - 21 Nov


A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 17 - 21 November

energy bills

Landlords owning 1m homes could join energy company


Landlords owning a million homes are considering joining a nationwide energy company to sell low cost power to tenants.


Council homes involved in 'world-first' energy pilot


More than 300 Wigan Borough Council homes are involved in the pilot of a smart energy system, which has never been used elsewhere in the world.

Charles and Brandon

Prince of Wales: communities must be involved in regeneration


The Prince of Wales warned today that developers must include communities in development plans, in research launched to coincide with #HousingDay.

Landlords to predict arrears with 'big data'


A housing charity is leading a consortium of social landlords to make the sector’s first foray into using ‘big data’ from half a million homes to predict properties at risk of rent arrears.

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Managing director, Sustainable Homes

Energy efficiency begins at home


Can we afford not to invest in measures to boost energy efficiency?

andrew mellor

Summer heating


Careful design and analysis is needed to combat summer overheating, says Andrew Mellor

Partner, Global Action Plan

Fuel poverty: A national scandal


Fuel poverty should be much higher up on everyone’s agenda

Mike Childs

Housing and the environment


If you are an environmentalist you must be against building millions of new homes, right?

Kathleen Kelly

Tackling poverty post Lyons


The Lyons review paves the way for new homes, but Kathleen Kelly says we need more to ensure housing protects against poverty.

Chief executive, Orbit Group

After the Lyons roar


Although calls for a strategy to fix Britain’s broken housing market are not new, the Lyons review should be a catalyst for fresh thought and action to solve the housing crisis

Bill Randall

District heating is the way to go


Although district heat networks have been around in the UK since the 50s, we should look to Sweden for inspiration, says Bill Randall

Director of sustainable development, Black Country Housing Group

Prepare for lights out


Power cuts could return, so make sure you are ready for the worst

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