Repairs and maintenance
The latest from the social housing contracting sector, with news and views on planned maintenance, decent homes work, responsive repairs, tenders, deals, frameworks, and health and safety.
The government has been slammed by fuel poverty campaigners over plans announced today to target fuel poverty.
3,234 homes had green deal plans in progress by the end of June - a 14% rise from the end of May.
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.
The chief executive of Lambeth Living has announced he will retire next year.
The government has offered to write off an additional £100m of historic housing debt in a bid to spark estate regeneration through stock transfer.
A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 14 to 18 July.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has issued enforcement action against a Salvation Army-run care home in Bath because staff did not meet standards on cleanliness and infection control.
A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 21 to 25 of July.
Why should we put up with pedestrian-looking homes?
The social housing sector needs a different approach to financing retrofitting than the current government policy, says Jeremy Kape
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.
Some existing residents won’t reap the benefits of Hackney’s Woodberry Down scheme
The answer to addressing access for gas safety checks could be as simple as getting to know your tenants better, says Elaine Gibson
A new guide for landlords will help to streamline the insulating process
The only thing that could add to the tragedy of the 2009 Lakanal House fire would be if the sector failed to learn from it.