The Homes For Scotland Awards 2022 took place on May 20 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, bringing together key players from the Scottish construction industry to celebrate the sector’s greatest achievements from an array of innovative home building projects across the country.
Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH), the three-year project to support the sector to tackle the UK housing crisis, has developed new housing blueprints for developers, housing associations and SMEs to bring affordable homes to market quickly and cost effectivel
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.
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. The &p
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. The company, which has three manufacturing centres in the UK, will also support L&Q
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. In a move which aims to reduce inequalities in the sector, L&Q said its inaugural Fair Pay report
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. The association will also move 8,500 existing fixed term ten
Five large housing associations in England have had their credit ratings downgraded by ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P). L&Q, Hyde, Notting Hill Genesis and Guinness all saw their ratings decreased from A+ to A as S&P highlighted increased sales risk at the associations.
L&Q has completed a deal to buy a private land business worth around £505 million in the largest commercial acquisition by the non-profit sector. The charitable housing association, which owns 90,000 homes across London and the South East, has acquired Gallagher Estates which controls plots to
Peabody and Family Mosaic housing associations have agreed to merge to create a new organisation with combined assets worth £6 billion. Subject to a number of consents and to the views of residents, the merged housing association, which will be named Peabody, will be responsible for 55,220 homes ac