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£6m of funding has been announced to boost housing and support for vulnerable tenants from the Government’s Supported Housing Improvement Programme.
Bruton Knowles has secured a place on the £800,000 Citizen 2022 framework (0928) to deliver vital development property valuations over the next four years.
We are all getting older - let’s at least try to plan for it, says Nicola Gooch, planning partner at law firm Irwin Mitchell. Here, Nicola pleads the case for local authorities to better prepare for an ageing society by adopting local plans that support a greater provision of seniors' housing.
As the Social Housing Regulation Bill makes its way through parliament, John Doyle of Voicescape says digital transformation can play a valuable role in improving resident and building safety.
Caddick Construction has been appointed to deliver a new £11.4m Manchester social housing scheme, which will be energy-efficient and create work opportunities.
Building new homes that are zero carbon is complicated enough but pales in comparison to the challenge of retrofitting social housing to achieve zero carbon by 2050.
The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) has announced £20m of funding for local councils with the Supported Housing Improvement Programme, aimed at tackling extortionate rents and other factors contributing to current poor standards of supported housing.
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council(WHBC) has signed a new £11m housing maintenance contract with Morgan Sindall Property Services(MSPS), for the repair and maintenance, out of hours services, void and planned works of its 9,500 council-owned properties.
This week (9 June 2022), Boris Johnson announced an extension to the Right to Buy Scheme, but what does this mean for the current UK housing crisis? PBC Today explains.
James Hardy has been appointed as a director on the Turner & Townsend Advisory team (UK) to continue to strengthen its sustainability advisory offering.
Helen Rogers, product director at Civica, explores how robust data and modelling can help housing providers deliver safer homes.
Building Better has appointed an initial six manufacturers to its new offsite DPS (dynamic purchasing system) for MMC category 2 construction systems.
McArthur’s Yard, a major redevelopment project to transform Bristol Docklands, has reached a key milestone and topped out.
The Queen's speech has outlined plans for planning system reforms, cheaper, cleaner, and more secure energy and improved regulation of social housing.
Welcome to the PBC Today May 2022 edition where our expert contributors from across the architecture, engineering and construction sectors explore issues ranging from how we can realise levelling up and the cost of poor housing to the NHS to the role of social value in the built environment, improving compliance and safety, and the impact of the war in Ukraine on projects and planning.
Caledonia Housing Association, with support from NatWest, has secured £75m of sustainable funding to further its commitment to building sustainable housing and becoming a carbon-neutral organisation.
A team of organisations have collaborated to tackle homelessness in Cambridgeshire, providing much-needed accommodation and employment.
Amid cost and supply crunches for housebuilding, could Modern Methods of Construction offer a way to accelerate delivery? Andrew Shepherd, managing director at Goldman Sachs-backed modular housing firm TopHat, thinks so.
Legal & General Retirement Institutional has announced its plans to invest £2bn of pension funds into affordable housing over the next five years.
The LHC report outlines the key role public sector procurement can play in the government's levelling up agenda.
The Social Housing Draft regulation bill, published 29 March, will pave the way to remove inequalities in the law, whereby private tenants are protected by mandatory five-yearly electrical safety checks but social tenants are not.
L&Q, Mount Anvil, Mayor John Biggs and other senior representatives from London Borough of Tower Hamlets celebrate the topping out of a new affordable housing block in Whitechapel.
Gail Scholes, head of local authority, considers the ‘social anxiety’ of retrofitting homes, how this will affect the most vulnerable and how we can overcome these issues.
Lewisham Council have announced the launch of its first shared ownership housing development through Lewisham Homes, which will help to boost the supply of affordable housing in the borough .
Turner & Townsend have announced that they have been appointed to run a new phase of the Social Housing Retrofit Accelerator, an advisory programme to support the decarbonisation of social housing across England.
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