England: Housing association ordered to pay tenant £31k in racism-related damages

An English housing association misled a black tenant regarding the anti-social behaviour record of her neighbours and failed to support her when she was racially harassed and had to flee her home, a judge has ruled.

Published 21 December 2020

New construction productivity measurement report set to influence housebuilding industry

The Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Home (AIMCH) has published a research report to help the housebuilding sector better evaluate productivity and respond to future demands.

Published 14 January 2020

Innovation consortium set to modernise how homes are built

A collaborative innovation project, which aims to help tackle the UK housing crisis by using industrialised offsite solutions to deliver high quality homes faster, more reliably and at the same cost of masonry-built homes, has been awarded funding under the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Published 27 February 2019

Stewart Milne signs timber supply deal with UK housing association

Offsite timber frame manufacturer Stewart Milne Timber Systems has entered into a ground-breaking partnership to deliver timber frames for more than 1,500 homes for major UK housing association L&Q.

Published 27 February 2019

UK: Housing association blazes a trail with sector’s first BME pay gap report

L&Q has become the first UK housing association to publish a report into both its gender pay gap and the difference in pay between its black and minority ethnic (BME) and white members of staff.

Published 15 January 2019

England: Large housing association to offer lifetime tenancies

London’s largest housing association L&Q is set to end the use of Fixed Term Tenancies (FTTs) and instead offer open-ended assured tenancies as its preferred tenure type in a move set to provide greater security to its residents.

Published 21 September 2018