Landlords can now be sued for cold or damp homes under new laws

From 20 March, the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act will make landlords more accountable for conditions in their properties. Landlords will have to make sure their properties meet certain standards at the beginning and throughout a tenancy. For the first time... View Article

Saniflo launches Fast 2000 shower enclosure

Perfect for the contract sector, Fast 2000 is a new range of Saniflo Kinedo shower enclosures. Taking its name from the 2000mm high profiles and the rapidity of installation, the enclosures suit every size and shape of bathroom and offer... View Article

Hadley Group to exhibit at Midest

Hadley Group will bring its technical expertise to the Midest exhibition in Lyon later this year. The international show, which runs from 5-8 March at the Eurexpo Centre will cover a number of industrial subcontracting sectors. Midest represents one of... View Article

Albyn Housing Society takes handover of new Nairn homes

An affordable housing scheme in Nairn has welcomed its first residents, after Albyn Housing Society took handover of the development. The 23 new build homes at Farnack Street have been allocated for affordable rent via the Highland Housing Register, providing... View Article

Ancon to exhibit at Futurebuild 2019

ANCON will be showcasing its latest fixing innovations at Futurebuild (formerly Ecobuild), 5th – 7th March, London ExCeL, stand number C82. Awarded with the Queen’s Award for Innovation in 2018, this is the third time that Ancon has been honoured... View Article

LGA responds to MHCLG rapid rehousing pathway funding

Responding to MHCLG’s announcement that 42 bids for the rapid rehousing pathway had been successful, Local Government Association Housing spokesman Cllr Martin Tett, said:  “Funding for local authorities will help council efforts to try and tackle homelessness. Every instance of... View Article

How will we heat our homes if we can’t rely on gas?

Patrick Mooney explores the alternatives to traditional heating At a recent housing conference I heard an expert warn his audience that we better get used to heating our homes with something other than gas, because by 2050 this energy source... View Article

Anchor Hanover announces successful asbestos services tender

Anchor Hanover Group, a specialist housing and care provider for the over 55s, has appointed five companies to a medium-term framework to deliver asbestos survey services and removal works. Franks Portlock Consulting, Thames Laboratories, PA Group UK, AA Woods and... View Article

BBA opens new office in Dublin

The British Board of Agrément, the UK’s leading construction products certification body, has opened an office in Dublin (BBA EU), creating employment opportunities in the city and allowing it to explore new avenues for growth outside the UK. The move... View Article