We need more oversight for landlords

Patrick Mooney calls for more regulation of the private landlord sector The lack of a single regulator for the private rental sector has always surprised me, but it’s increasingly becoming an unsustainable position and one where change in the near... View Article

Golding Homes receives Gold SKA Award

A Kent based housing association has been awarded a Gold SKA Rating by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), for the fit-out of its new head office. Golding Homes’ received the award in recognition of their recently opened new... View Article

We need more oversight for landlords

Patrick Mooney calls for more regulation of the private landlord sector The lack of a single regulator for the private rental sector has always surprised me, but it’s increasingly becoming an unsustainable position and one where change in the near... View Article

SARH strikes Gold again in health and Safety Awards

Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) is celebrating after securing a prestigious health and safety accolade for its sustained commitment to the wellbeing of employees, customers and contractors. The housing association is set to receive a RoSPA President’s Award after securing... View Article

Aster Group builds more than 1,100 homes in a year

Housing association Aster Group built more than 1,100 homes between April 2018 and the end of March 2019 as part of its £2bn investment plan which forecasts a build programme of over 10,000 homes during the next seven years. Aster’s... View Article

Croydon Lettings saves taxpayers thousands

A council initiative has prevented homelessness for almost 50 families and avoided the £275,000 cost of putting them in emergency housing by matching them with responsible private landlords. The council set up Croydon Lettings last summer to improve the long-term... View Article

Making fire destruction a thing of the past

Architects are responsible for designing safe buildings, that’s a given. In the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy it’s clear stopping fire deaths is high on the agenda. We wanted to understand exactly how well architects and specifiers understood fire... View Article