Could Build to Rent be the key to solving our loneliness problem?

Our society is leading to increasing issues of loneliness for both younger and older people. Residential developments designed and built around a rental model can do much to overcome that loneliness. Dominic Martin, Business Development Director of Atlas Residential, explains why this... View Article

Fact of the Week – 12th February 2018

The world’s largest art gallery is the Winter Palace and Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia. Visitors would have to walk 15 miles to see the 322 galleries which house nearly three million works of... View Article

New vision announced for iconic Salford building

A bold new vision has been announced for an iconic apartment block in Salford. Housing association Salix Homes has been working alongside residents at Canon Green Court in Trinity to develop proposals to modernise the 1960s building. The eight-storey building... View Article

Kind hearted housing staff helping to beat homelessness

As more and more local authorities report rising homelessness across the country, housing professionals from Hanover Housing Association have been doing their bit to support people in their community and help send a message that no one should be without... View Article

New dialogue launched into Ombudsman for housing

Ombudsman Services (OS) has today announced that it will withdraw from complaints handling in the property sector as it launches a major dialogue with consumers to help tackle an ‘imbalance in power’ in the housing sector. The not-for-profit organisation, which... View Article

Ringing in the New Year with new roles at LACE Housing

Two colleagues at Lincolnshire-based housing firm LACE Housing kicked off 2018 with two promotions to managerial positions. Agne Vaivadiene is now Support Team Leader at Olsen Court in Lincoln, while Tracey Warren oversees Brick Kiln Place in Grantham and Worth Court in... View Article

Framework Directive for energy-related products

In October 2009, the European Commission (EC) published a framework Directive for energy-related products, thereby extending the scope of application to products that use, generate, transfer and measure energy. This includes products under the previous scope (e.g. electrical appliances) as... View Article

Builders Merchant looking for 2018 charity partner

Chandlers Building Supplies, the leading family-owned builders merchant, is on the search for a charity to partner with for 2018. Following a hugely successful and award-winning partnership with Chailey Heritage Foundation in 2017, Chandlers is asking charities in the construction... View Article

Billions of pounds lost in the ‘deposit black hole’

16 per cent of renters claim they have ‘unfairly’ lost their deposits 2.34 million UK adults want to challenge lost deposits but pled ignorance to the processes involved New research carried out among more than 2,000 UK adults by SPCE has revealed... View Article

Moda boosts development team and agrees new HQ

Moda, a developer and operator of private rented housing, has made two senior appointments to its development team, enlisted a head of creative and signed a new headquarters as it looks to ramp up the delivery of thousands of new... View Article