Housing Association Magazine

Reducing the human cost of rising energy bills

The cap on fuel prices will rise in October, increasing the gap between the cost of energy and what people can afford by 9%. This will…

 

The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show – 28-31 Mar

The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show takes place from 28-31 March 2019, at The NEC, Birmingham.

Providing a wealth of industry…

 

Icopal guide reveals roofing’s hidden fire risks

Flat roofing specialist Icopal, a BMI Group company, has produced a six-page guide that explains the fire risks of flat roofing and how to…

 

Airtech helps landlords tackle mould and condensation

As social housing becomes increasingly airtight to improve energy efficiency, more homes are being blighted by condensation, mould and the…

 

West Midlands Housing Association ends year with growth

West Midlands-based Nehemiah Housing Association ended 2018 on a high, having recently taken ownership of 118 properties in Wolverhampton, after…

 

The most common winter household disasters

A British winter can be harsh and unforgiving. Winter’s harsh weather can wreak havoc on a home if you aren’t prepared. It’s always best to be…

 

On the tipping point of fuel poverty

We live in difficult times. The rapid increase in energy prices forces good people into bad debt for necessities such as warmth and water. It…

 

Suspend right to buy urges industry, as new figures reveal its impact…

Figures released  by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government show that from July to September 2018 local authorities in…

 

BMI pitches up with a new flat roof training facility

Following the completion of a new BMI Icopal flat roofing training area, and the refurbishment of the existing BMI Redland pitched training…

 

Predicting fires before they happen with cutting-edge technology…

An industry report has predicted the number of connected devices being used worldwide will grow to 20.8billion by 2020*. What opportunities…

 

Stokvis EVOLUTION boilers connecting with boom in communal…

The continuing housing shortage and the demographics of an ageing population are increasing the popularity of apartment living as well as…

 

Facing up to fuel poverty together

The UK is the world’s sixth largest economy and that’s a fact, so too is the rise in fuel poverty, where one in ten households is now affected…

 

201 housing associations pledge to tackle homelessness

201 housing associations have pledged to tackle homelessness by signing the Commitment to Refer, an initiative launched by the…

 

HIUs can be commissioned & maintained remotely

For any residential building project, it would be fair to say that time saved on site is hugely beneficial for developers, contractors and…

 

2019 Housebuilding Forum

The theme for the seminars at the 2019 housebuilding forum will be ‘Building The Homes That We All Deserve’. The scope of the programme will…

 

Inadequate planning system holding up affordable housing delivery

Councils in the most deprived areas of England are meeting only a fraction of their requirements for affordable housing because the planning…