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Landlords’ multi-billion-pound fuel poverty hit

25/07/2014

The government’s fuel poverty strategy has left social landlords responsible for funding billions of pounds of improvement works, senior housing figures have warned.

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Green deal's £120m pot closes following 'surge' in demand

25/07/2014

The government has closed applications to its Green Deal Home Improvement Fund because of ‘overwhelming popular demand’.

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Green deal plans up by 14% Video

22/07/2014

3,234 homes had green deal plans in progress by the end of June - a 14% rise from the end of May.

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Government's new fuel poverty proposals 'full of holes'

22/07/2014

The government has been slammed by campaigners over plans announced today to target fuel poverty.

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Poll finds 75% of renters have never switched energy supplier

18/07/2014

More than 75% of bill payers living in rented accommodation have never switched their energy supplier, a poll has revealed.

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£4.5m energy-efficiency pot available for Scottish landlords

17/07/2014

Social landlords in Scotland are now be able to apply for a chunk of the £4.5m fund to improve energy-efficiency measures in their homes.

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Green light for £5m 1,500-home solar panel project

16/07/2014

Warrington Borough Council has approved £5.25m investment to provide 1,500 properties with solar panels and three sheltered housing schemes.

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No dodging disclosure

01/08/2014

Landlords in Scotland will have to reveal environmental data

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Tackling fuel poverty

25/07/2014

Social landlords should not wait for government targets in order to respond to fuel poverty, argues Steve Grocock

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What's on in the housing sector this week - 21 - 25 July

21/07/2014

A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 21 to 25 of July.

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Power struggle to supply tenants' energy

04/07/2014

Landlords that become energy suppliers must do so for the right reasons

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Villages will die without housing

30/06/2014

To kick off rural housing week, Jonathan Layzell lays down the case for developing affordable homes in the countryside

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Removing the eco shackles

19/06/2014

The social housing sector needs a different approach to financing retrofitting than the current government policy, says Jeremy Kape

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Lessons from lifting people out of fuel poverty

19/06/2014

As a preview of his Chartered Institute of Housing conference event, Nigel Banks discusses tackling the nine million households in fuel poverty with lessons he’s learned.

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Crushing carbon

13/06/2014

The push for carbon zero homes is welcome, but there are still some apparent flaws

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