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Affordable Housing

London Square launches its Square Roots affordable arm and agrees deal that will lead to 141 new homes

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Social Housing

A landmark moment as decision is made for Sefton Council to re-enter into social housing

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Energy Efficiency

All homes will have to meet rigorous new energy efficiency standards to lower energy consumption

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Altair launches its sustainability report 'Housing the Green Revolution - Pioneering the way forward'

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Green homes revolution could be worth billions to the Scottish economy

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Homelessness & Rough Sleeping

Around 450 primary schools' worth of children stuck in temporary accommodation during lockdown

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Extra COVID protections for rough sleepers and renters

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Security of Tenure

Ban on bailiff enforced evictions extended

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Leaseholders' Rights

Millions of leaseholders will be given a new right to extend their lease by 990 years

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Legislation & Court Issues

Updates on housing related Bills before Parliament

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Housing Provision

More than 500 applications to Welsh empty homes grant scheme

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Fire Precautions

White Paper published which proposes a new Building Safety Regime for Wales

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Flat owners applying for government grant to remove cladding told not to talk to press

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Information Technology

IT Eye Update - an overview of news from IT organisations working with social landlords

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Social Landlords

Our January edition of Housing Plus - taking a look at how social landlords often go 'a step further'

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Refurbishment & Improvements

New lease of life for Salford tower once earmarked for demolition

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Employment Initiatives

Clarion Housing Group leads consortium that will create more than 800 new 'Kickstart' jobs for young people

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Building & Regeneration

'Right to Regenerate' to turn derelict buildings into homes and community assets

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New regulator established to ensure construction materials are safe Read more...


Housing for Disabled People

Over half of English local housing policies still failing disabled & older people

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Building Safety Measures

Article considers the safety in homes aspects of the Social Housing White Paper

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