The transition to greener housing

Climate change remains a huge global issue – and it’s one that the UK Government is planning on tackling. To do this, it’s important to focus on the energy used in our homes. With the heating of buildings creating as... View Article

Creating a multipurpose space in the home

In 2020, we had to adapt our home environments quickly in order to cope with a new way of working. The pace of the change took many of us by surprise; we had to hurriedly convert spare bedrooms into offices,... View Article

How to create more useable space in your UK-based home

Homes throughout the UK are known for their fabulous architectural features and distinct uniqueness, giving each one its own personality. One thing that your regular and typical home isn’t necessarily known for, however, is being a good size with all... View Article

What to look for in an HMO investment property

HMOs are a profitable business model for professional landlords, but they require careful management. If you are thinking of investing in an HMO, read on for some tips and advice. What is an HMO? An HMO is a house of... View Article

LGA responds to housing for ageing population report

Responding to a new report from the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation, ‘Too Little, Too Late? Housing for an ageing population’, Cllr David Renard, LGA housing spokesman, said: “As we look to restart the housing market and build the... View Article

Building to let? Here’s what you need to know

While many landlords decide to buy existing properties to turn into rental homes, there are also a select few that also look for plots that they can turn into homes or flats to rent out. Doing so gives you the... View Article

LGiU response – Queen’s Speech

Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive, LGiU said: “While we welcome the promises of further devolution to local government and a long awaited social care white paper in today’s Queen’s Speech, we will unfortunately have to add them to the long list... View Article

Could rent caps be the new battleground?

Patrick Mooney, News Editor for Housing Management & Maintenance looks at whether rent control is going to dominate the private rental sector A barrage of new rules and tougher regulation has rained down on the private rented sector in the... View Article