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Gas

Hundreds of social tenants left without gas following burst main

22/08/2014 | Updated: 22/08/2014

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.

solar panels, right time for social landlords to invest in energy efficiency

Up to 4,500 homes to benefit from solar deal

22/08/2014

New Charter Homes has signed an £18m solar deal to fit up to 4,500 homes with solar panels in Greater Manchester.

fuel poverty

Consultation on government's fuel poverty strategy published

22/08/2014

Future governments will be required to tackle England’s least energy-efficient properties to fight fuel poverty, the government has announced today.

Loft insultation

Decline of green deal and ECO take-up like 'Groundhog Day'

22/08/2014

The number of households taking advantage of the green deal and the energy company obligation (ECO) in June was the lowest in over a year, government figures have revealed.

Keepmoat development

Former Pizza Express owner close to Keepmoat buyout

19/08/2014

Contractor Keepmoat is expected to be taken over by a pair of private equity investors.

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Repair bill cap threat to London councils’ housing revenue accounts

15/08/2014

Repair bill cap will force social landlords to fund work themselves

roof repairs

Council appoints contractor for improvement works on 270 homes

15/08/2014

Sandwell Council has appointed Keepmoat as part of a two-year improvement framework to carry out works on homes in three high rise blocks.

More sustainability news

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Lean and green

13/08/2014

Social landlords can learn a green lesson from the private sector, says Natalie Owen

Editor, Inside Housing

The real green deal

08/08/2014

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.

Managing director, Sustainable Homes

Let’s get retrofit for the future

08/08/2014

Zero-carbon obligations can be met through ‘allowable solutions’

Simon Green large

Going green or going backwards

06/08/2014

The government’s haphazard announcements on sustainability just before recess have left social landlords with a lot of questions

Director of property services, Trent and Dove Housing

Tackling fuel poverty

01/08/2014

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

Associate, Harper Macleod

No dodging disclosure

01/08/2014

Landlords in Scotland will have to reveal environmental data

Packing cases

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.

Director, Adecoe

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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