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Decent homes programme saved £392m

17/04/2014

The decent homes programme saved the NHS £392 million by reducing the number of accidents and illnesses between 2001 and 2010, according to modelling by researchers at consultancy BRE.

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ECO changes could have 'serious implications' on fuel poverty

17/04/2014

The government’s changes to the energy company obligation could have ‘serious implications for funding schemes that tackle fuel poverty’, according to the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations. 

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Council invests £75m from HRA into housing projects

17/04/2014

Hull Council has decided to invest £75 million from its housing revenue account in building 3,500 new homes, retrofit 3,000 and bringing 650 properties back into use.

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Head of sustainability, Lakehouse

Worry over eco cuts

17/04/2014

A review of the energy company obligation could mean a step back for efforts to insulate hard-to-treat homes

Environmental partner, Weightmans LLP

Keeping things green

17/04/2014

New guidelines for environmental offences may mean hefty fines

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ECO: Up the ambition

11/04/2014

The government should take a lesson from its 1666 predecessor about being ambitious, says Matthew O’Connell

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A blow for ethics

04/04/2014

The responses to the housing standards review are a step back for environmental progress

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