development-led regeneration

The impact of developer-led regeneration on Greater Manchester

Professor Karel Williams of Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester explores regeneration in Greater Manchester.
social housing bill

Social housing bill set to climb to £71 billion by 2050

The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has warned the bill for social housing will soar to £71 billion by 2050 if urgent action is not taken.
cladding, social sector

£248m released to replace unsafe cladding in social sector

The government has released £248m to 12 councils and 31 housing associations for the removal and replacement of unsafe aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding from 135 buildings
framework providers

LHC frameworks: Helping you navigate the procurement minefield

Ian Brown, Client Support Manager for LHC’s north region, shares his views on why framework providers, LHC’s partnerships work.
UK Construction Week

Female ‘Role Model of the Year’ announced at UK Construction Week

Arleta Andreasik-Paton, an engineering project manager at Aecom picked up the prize for 'Role Model of the Year' at this year's UK Construction Week.
bathroom pod manufacturer

Offsite Solutions bags second ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ award

The leading bathroom pod manufacturer took home the award for 'Manufacturer of the Year' for the second year running at the Business Leader Awards.
council housing

Lovell to boost council housing in Liverpool

Lovell Homes, on behalf of Foundations, has submitted a detailed planning application for a £14m council housing development in Liverpool
social housing

May pledges £2bn for affordable homes & calls for an end to social housing...

Theresa May has told  housing associations they have £2bn worth of investment over the next 10 years  in order to help ease the housing crisis
housing association

Catalyst Housing details new £900m contractor line-up

Catalyst housing association has increased the number of preferred contractors to deliver its annual building programme of around 800 homes
Developer-led regeneration

Report warns Manchester regeneration plans ‘aren’t fit for purpose’

Developer-led regeneration has "done very little" for the vast majority of Greater Manchester, according to a report by the Alliance Manchester Business School
cloud based systems

Civica wins five-year contract with Alliance Homes to consolidate IT systems

Civica, a market leader in business-critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services has won a new five-year contract with Alliance Homes Group to implement its cloud-based Housing Cx and Coldharbour community care software systems.
housing benefit tenants

Undercover investigation reveals discrimination against tenants on benefits

Five of England’s leading letting agents are discriminating against tenants on housing benefit, according to a new report by Shelter and the National Housing Federation
Low carbon technologies

Bridging the gap between intended and actual performance of low carbon technologies

Dr Terry Keech’s recent study into the barriers to achieving mass low carbon social housing has highlighted the knock-on effect planning policy can have on the entire supply chain. Here, he explains why
Right to Buy Pilot

Government launch £200m Right to Buy Pilot to boost social home ownership

Thousands of social housing association tenants are being given the chance to realise their dream of home ownership, with the launch of the Midlands Voluntary Right to Buy Pilot

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