Those responsible for the safety of high-rise residential buildings in England have six months from April to register with the new Building Safety Regulator.
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The latest action by Michael Gove to attempt to "drive up standards" in England's social housing sector will see professional qualifications made mandatory for social housing managers. Around 25,000 managers across the sector will now be required to have an appropriate level housing management quali
Social housing landlords in England will have to investigate and fix damp and mould in their properties within strict new time limits under new measures introduced in the wake of the tragic death of Awaab Ishak.
Workers at social housing landlord Magenta Living are to take extensive strike action over fears that new working practices will expose them to asbestos. The 100-plus workers, who are members of the Unite union, are employed in repairs and maintenance roles for Magenta Living, which manages 13,000 p
Up to 160,000 social homes in England are impacted by damp and mould with around 8,000 of those posing a "serious and immediate risk to health”, the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) has estimated.
MPs and Peers on the All-Party Parliamentary Groups for Ending Homelessness and for Housing Market and Delivery have today launched a joint inquiry on the conversion of empty commercial property into affordable housing.
Leicester-based Stonewater Group has taken over the 550-home Greenoak Housing Association as a subsidiary. The 36,000-home landlord said the move will boost its zero carbon development.
Almost all new homes in England must be built with gigabit broadband connections during construction under new laws brought into force by the UK Government. Ministers have amended the Building Regulations 2010 to ensure that home developers will be legally required to future-proof new homes in Engla
The Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations (NIFHA), the representative organisation for housing associations in Northern Ireland, has named Seamus Leheny as its new chief executive this week. Seamus joins NIFHA from Logistics UK, one of the UK’s largest trade associations which re
Second home owners in north Wales will have to pay a 150% council tax premium to tackle a spiralling homelessness crisis.
A troubled housing association in England has revealed it is to close its in-house modular housebuilding factories as efforts to complete its delayed rescue merger with Sanctuary Group continue.
Greenoak Housing Association has announced that its chief executive Diana Kingdon will be leaving at the end of the year, bringing an end to her 25-year leadership of the organisation. The south-east housing association quickly built up a reputation for its strong commitment to environmental sustain
A world-first pilot in the Netherlands will use 100% hydrogen boilers in 12 inhabited homes with hydrogen supplied via an existing natural gas grid.
The biggest change to housing law in Wales for decades has today come into force, bringing greater transparency and consistency to renting a home. Protecting the interests of both landlords and tenants, the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 improves how homes in Wales are rented, managed and lived in.
Levelling-up secretary Michael Gove has said that failing social housing providers in England will not receive future funding after it was revealed he is to cut off £1 million funding to Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH) following the death of a toddler from prolonged exposure to bl