BSRIA welcomes new housing minister

BSRIA has welcomed the announcement of Kit Malthouse as the new Housing Minister as part of the Prime Minister’s reshuffle to her cabinet. He has replaced Dominic Raab after just six months and becomes the eighth housing minister since 2010.... View Article

RIBA comments on the new Housing Minister

RIBA President Ben Derbyshire says: “The RIBA looks forward to working with Kit Malthouse MP in his new role. At a time when the country faces a critical housing crisis, there are few roles in government that can have as much of... View Article

Another week, another Housing Minister, says FMB

Commenting on the announcement that Kit Malthouse MP is the new Housing Minister, Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the FMB, said: “Another week, another Housing Minister. The industry has long bemoaned the turnstile approach to this crucial role but the pace... View Article

Has the golden goose finished laying golden eggs?

With some private landlords leaving the sector, Patrick Mooney, news editor of Housing Management & Maintenance explores the issues. The housing phenomenon since the turn of the century has to be the rampant growth of the private rented sector, but... View Article

Supply of rental properties drops to a 21 month low

The number of rental homes available for tenants fell in February Demand from prospective renters also dropped The rate of tenants experiencing rent rises increased in frequency as well but is overall better than in February 2017 ARLA Propertymark is today... View Article

1,460 days young

As Resident®, the revolutionary property management software business, celebrates its fourth anniversary, founder and chartered surveyor Kate Boyes reflects on the journey so far. It’s incredible to think that just four years ago Resident® was merely an idea. A nagging... View Article

Multi-generational housing in the modern home

Michael Gray of GROHE UK comments on how to equip a bathroom to meet future demographic trends End-users ultimately want a stylish yet practical space and as the population ages, it is more important than ever to provide offerings that... View Article

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