Accord Housing Association has committed to building ‘virtually plastic-free’ housing as it attempts to reduce the amount of plastic used during construction.
The West Midlands organisation plans to build 12 homes using alternatives to fit kitchens, bathrooms and windows, as well as reducing the amount of plastic used in building materials.
Landlords are being urged to consider low carbon property upgrades that can deliver better outcomes for tenants with a new study suggesting they can be done cost effectively.
The Mayor of London is making an extra £200 million available to help counter the impact of uncertainty over affordable home market sales caused by Brexit.
Two of the country’s biggest housing associations are considering a deal that could lead to 20,000 new homes being built in the North West.
Social housing residents in England and their landlords are to take part in a trial of innovative methods of communicating building safety matters.
The Mayor of London, London Councils and the G15 group of London’s largest housing associations have sent an open letter to the Secretary of State for Housing warning of the potentially catastrophic effects that a no-deal Brexit could have on affordable housing delivery.
Several hundred new homes will be built across the region after housing business whg was awarded a major funding boost.
The housing association has been allocated a £38.7m grant from Homes England to build 1000 affordable homes over the next five years.
Nearly eight acres of prime residential land with detailed planning consent for 73 new homes, in the village of Killinghall, between Harrogate and Ripon, has been sold to housing association Yorkshire Housing.
Figures for England show 6,463 homes built in 2017-18 despite 1.25m families on waiting lists
Prime Minister Theresa May has announced £2 billion in funding for housing associations in an bid to give them the ‘long-term certainty’ they need to have a ‘central’ role in helping to address the housing crisis.
Fortis Living is selling its Malvern headquarters as the organisation prepares for its upcoming relocation to Worcester.
Harris Lamb has been appointed as the sole agent for the 21,200 sq ft self-contained office, Festival House, which was purpose-built for housing association in 1999.
Pilot scheme will cost £200m with commitment to build new homes to replace lost stock
It has been a big week for government housing announcements: the government has quietly backed down from plans to remove protection for short-term supported housing funding; has said it plans to end rough sleeping within a decade; and has announced a “new deal” for social housing tenants.
Social housing provider Stonewater has taken over 309 tenanted rental homes in Coventry after agreeing a stock transfer with The Guinness Partnership.
Housing association Liverpool Mutual Homes has appointed Galliford Try Partnerships to build 145 affordable homes on one of Liverpool’s main routes into the city centre.
A West Midlands social housing provider is set to build 1,400 homes across the region in the next two years after securing a £50m funding package.
Roger Madelin calls for higher corporation tax and says reliance on private developers to pay for affordable homes is stupid
A listed social housing company has announced it has bought two properties for £4.3m.
My daughter owns 40% of the flat so surely her association should charge her fees based on her share?
A property company that invests in social housing is planning to launch a £150m float on the London Stock Exchange next month.
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