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Flood Risk Management: When the skies turn against us

Oct 19 2015 - 14:33

Climate change presents a greater risk of extreme weather, and with it flooding, but despite a...

Flood Risk: When the clouds burst

Oct 19 2015 - 14:28

The Danes have got their finger on the pulse when it comes to handling flash floods caused by...

Passive House: A very model of a low-carbon habitat

Oct 15 2015 - 14:16

Devised in Germany, the Passive House concept promises low-carbon living that doesn’t cost the...

Economy and housing: Gambling on a crisis

Oct 13 2015 - 11:44

The Government is gambling on home ownership to solve the housing crisis, and they’ve found...

Smart Meters: We have the technology – but will it work?

Oct 9 2015 - 16:22

Nowadays we can take impressive fly-by snaps of Pluto, so does that mean we can apply our...

Gas Safety: Playing with fire

Sep 14 2015 - 11:57

Most people would stand up and listen if told that a killer was at large in their home but...

Go to the top of the asset class

Jul 3 2015 - 10:44

Student accommodation is becoming big business, having emerged as an attractive asset class for...

The real disability is a life kept in limbo

Jun 30 2015 - 12:42

Councils have been accused of breaking the law by failing to adapt disabled people’s homes fast...

Interview: Betsy Dillner

Jun 29 2015 - 10:30

As the new director of Generation Rent Betsy Dillner has got a tough job on her hands but...

Leadership & Diversity: Breaking the stalemate

Jun 24 2015 - 16:35

While the housing sector workforce is diverse its leadership remains too white, too old and too...

Cameron’s “sweetest victory” has a bitter taste for housing

Jun 24 2015 - 15:41

The unexpected election of a full-blooded Conservative Government has sent the housing world...

Let’s hear it for the girls

May 11 2015 - 11:56

Women remain woefully underrepresented in the construction sector accounting for just 11% of the...

Giving hoarders a helping hand

May 11 2015 - 10:27

It is estimated that around 2-5% of the UK adult population experiences symptoms of compulsive...

Working it out

Apr 30 2015 - 16:25

For the long-term unemployed finding a job can be easier said than done but social housing...

On the edge of a rental apocalypse?

Apr 29 2015 - 16:12

So far, social landlords have weathered the welfare reform storm, but with its full force yet to...

Interview: Tom Murtha

Apr 28 2015 - 10:20

Tom Murtha has been dubbed the “conscience of housing”, now the retired chief executive turned...

Game of Homes: Has housing already lost the election?

Apr 27 2015 - 15:24

The 2015 general election is imminent and it will decide the fate of millions struggling to...

The ASBO is dead but not buried

Apr 24 2015 - 12:07

Towards the end of March, the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime & Policing Act 2014 finally came...

Will you still house me when I’m 64?

Mar 20 2015 - 12:42

The over 65s are the fastest growing age group in England yet the housing market is ill-equipped...

Offsite Construction: Taming the housing market

Mar 13 2015 - 12:50

Offsite manufacturing techniques are gaining favour as a means to deliver far more homes at a...

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