Feeling ‘at home’ improves health, say researchers

The ability to feel ‘at home’ has a significant impact on people’s health and wellbeing, according to experts at the University of Stirling. Academics, who studied 75 tenants living in rented properties in Glasgow over a year, found that being... View Article

Coffin Mew comments on no fault evictions

Following recent reports that the government will consult on no fault, or section 21, evictions, Adrian McClinton, Partner at Coffin Mew comments: “The government’s announcement that it is consulting on the removal of ‘no fault evictions’ represents a seismic shift... View Article

New technologies inspire optimism on energy use

Patrick Mooney explores why new technologies are inspiring him to be more optimistic about our use of energy The challenges posed by global warming in terms of how can we reduce carbon emissions, safeguard our health and pass on a... View Article

Bury St Edmunds Extra Care scheme acquired by Housing 21

Housing 21, a leading not-for-profit national provider of Extra Care and Retirement Housing, has acquired a new Extra Care scheme from a local partnership between Orwell Housing and Havebury Housing in Bury St Edmunds. The news follows Housing 21’s commitment... View Article

£7.5m sheltered housing scheme opens at Danemore Tenterden

A major landmark in Ashford Borough Council’s multi-million-pound modernisation plan for its sheltered housing schemes has seen the re-opening of the £7.5m Danemore scheme in Tenterden. Located at Beechy Path and a short walk from the town centre, the new-look... View Article

Tyne Group unveils new affordable homes in Blaydon

Housing provider, Tyne Group has completed a £700,000 investment project delivering seven brand-new one and two bedroom homes for affordable rent in Blaydon. The development on Lucy Street is the first to be completed in Tyne’s development portfolio, which has seen the conversion... View Article

Henry Terefenko appointed as new ForHousing CEO

Henry Terefenko has been appointed as ForHousing CEO from 1 April. ForHousing is part of the ForViva Group and will bring group members City West Housing Trust and Villages Housing Association under a single new landlord. ForHousing will own and... View Article

Postcode lottery for landlord licences

The cost of landlord licensing schemes in Britain are a postcode lottery reveals new research1 from Direct Line for Business. The analysis of licensing charges between local authorities show a large variance, with the cost of a new licence ranging from... View Article