Housing Association Magazine

New local authorities being created in Northamptonshire

Communities Secretary confirms new local authorities will be created to improve the delivery of services.

Eight existing councils…

 

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Safeguard’s spray assassin puts an end to mould

Designed to eradicate mould from damp and poorly ventilated properties, Dryzone100 Mould Killer – from  Safeguard Europe, the UK’s leading…

 

AKW launches ‘AKW One’ service offering

AKW is pleased to announce the launch of its ‘AKW One’ service offering – everything needed under one roof.

 

AluK reveals C70S at FIT - with pre-inserted gaskets

AluK will be revealing a brand new 70mm window system at the FIT Show – complete with pre-inserted gaskets.

 

Fibo wall panels achieve Class 1 Fire Rating

Fibo UK has achieved a Class 1 fire rating on its Grey Concrete, White Tile Silk and Titan bathroom wall panels. The classification…

 

Airtech helps landlords meet requirements of…

The new Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act, is scheduled to came into force from 20th March 2019. This means landlords are set to…

 

Orbit Group appoints law firm to panel of advisors

Law firm Shakespeare Martineau has been appointed to the panel of legal advisors at Orbit Group, a leading group of national housing associations…

 

Product review: Bosch UniversalAquatak 135 High Pressure Washer (£179)

Editor Victoria Galligan tackles a driveway and car in much need of a clean, with the new and improved pressure washer model from Bosch……

 

Japan’s biggest housebuilder moves into UK housing market

Japan’s biggest housebuilder will move into the UK housing market with immediate effect after striking a multi-million pound deal that will see it…

 

The highest level of empty homes since 2012

Guy Horne, co-founder and managing director of HS Property Group, answers editor Victoria Galligan's questions on empty homes in the UK…

 

Time for a GDPR spring clean?

Fiona Anthony is a solicitor at nplaw, a public sector shared legal service based in Norwich advising local government, public bodies and…

 

Wates in £9.4m housing association contract

Wates Residential has extended its partnership with the housing association Orbit after being appointed to help deliver a £9.4 million project for…

 

Musician Passenger to donate all profits from latest…

Award-winning musician Passenger – aka Mike Rosenberg – has announced that 100% of the profits from his exciting new album Sometimes It’s…

 

Housing a pawn in Tory Brexit leadership scrap, suggest experts

Former Housing Minister Dominic Raab has called for “radical” housing reforms in an attempt to help renters get on the housing ladder and…

 

Southern Housing in £17.4m affordable housing deal

One of the UK's largest and oldest housing associations has bought 55 affordable apartments worth nearly £17.4m. Durkan completed the sale of 55…

 

Is there a perfect storm brewing for health in the social housing sector?

Many consider the NHS to be one of our country’s most invaluable resources, yet it has found itself under immense strain for a long time,…

 

Saving energy, improving lives

Since the publication of Dame Judith Hackitt’s report for Government following the independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire…

 

SBS delivers roofing & energy efficiency works in Wrexham

Sustainable Building Services (UK) Limited is now delivering a £2.1M scheme involving 220 occupied properties in Plas Madoc as part of…