Date archive forDecember, 2013
By Editor On Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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£5 million investment to make Salford homes more energy efficient

Social housing tenants can look forward to warmer and more energy efficient homes in the New Year thanks to a multi-million pound investment. Salford-based housing provider Salix Homes is working alongside housing More...

By Editor On Monday, December 16th, 2013
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Councils rewarded for 550,000 more homes under new homes bonus

Councils have received over £2 billion through the New Homes Bonus for helping deliver 550,000 more homes, new figures show. Housing Minister Kris Hopkins published details of the latest New Homes Bonus payments More...

By Editor On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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SWIGA Guarantee for non-traditional construction types approved by Ofgem

The Solid Wall Insulation Guarantee Agency (SWIGA) has now added non-traditional construction types* to its Guarantee that has been deemed appropriate for installations under the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) More...

By Editor On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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New PassivHaus scheme for Hastoe Housing

An award winning Norfolk social housing association has been given the go-ahead to build a new eco-friendly array of dwellings in the village of Outwell, Kings Lynn. Hastoe Housing Association, in conjunction with More...

By Editor On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Construction sector welcomes strong October growth

The construction sector has welcomed strong growth for October and experts predict that the upturn will continue. The Office of National Statistics revealed data today demonstrating that the construction sector More...

By Editor On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Regeneration in county results in 164 affordable homes

Four new developments will provide 164 new affordable over the next 12 months as a result of a housing partnership scheme between building contractor Westleigh Developments and housing provider Derwent Living. Working More...

By Editor On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Historic home heated by river heat pump

A stunning waterside property in the village of Crakehall near Bedale, North Yorkshire, has been fitted with an innovative water source heat pump system which generates its energy from Bedale Beck. Graham Senior More...

By Editor On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Energy Company Obligation scheme makes its mark in Gosport

After a slow start to the government’s Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme, which is finally gaining momentum, one of the first locations to benefit from the programme is the coastal town of Gosport in Hampshire, More...

By Editor On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Construction starts on new affordable housing in Cheddar

Construction has started on Raglan Housing’s new £3.1 million development of 23 affordable rental homes in Sharpham Road, Cheddar. The new properties, which are being delivered in partnership with Sedgemoor More...

By Editor On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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ALMOs claim two top five places in list of Best Social Housing Landlords

The National Federation of ALMOs (NFA) which represents 47 organisations managing 650,000 homes across England is celebrating after two of its members placed in the top five in a search for the UK’s best landlords. The More...