Housing Association Magazine

Housing jobs – new appointments, promotions and vacancies

Housing Association magazine presents a round-up of new appointments, promotions and vacancies in HAs, LAs and the housebuilding arena. 

 

Housing developments – plans and latest news

Housing Association magazine brings you a round-up of the latest housing developments in the pipeline, and shares construction news in the social…

 

Accessible Homes: Closmat ready to help meet recommendations

A Parliamentary inquiry into decent and accessible homes(*) is highlighting the importance of utilising a universal design approach to make…

 

Shower safety: AKW launches new Curtain Clip

Bathroom falls are more likely to happen when floors are wet. With this in mind, AKW has launched its new Curtain Clip, to lock the edge of any…

 

NICE Indoor Air Quality Guidance

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recently issued draft guidelines relating to Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) which will be…

 

Keep tower block residents safely in their homes with live stack replacement

If a tower block under housing association or local authority control was built more than half a century ago, one of the major potential problems…

 

Radon awareness raised by Airtech

Airtech, the ventilation specialists, is supporting UK Radon Awareness Week (4-10 November 2019.) Run by the UK Radon Association, this year the…

 

Offsite construction and zero-carbon targets

Simon McWhirter, Head of Engagement at Active Building Centre, discusses the need for a zero-carbon approach to housebuilding and how offsite…

 

Why all new homes should be accessible homes

Victoria Galligan spoke to Habinteg housing association’s Chief Executive Sheron Carter about the history of accessible housing in the UK, the…

 

We must end this tunnel-vision approach to housebuilding

Way back in 2017, the then Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, announced the government’s intention to build 300,000 new homes a year.…

 

BEAMA's 'Net-Zero by Design' supported by Vent-Axia

As the UK becomes the first major economy to commit to net-zero emissions, leading British ventilation manufacturer, Vent-Axia is…

 

Safeguard damp survey discovers it’s not-so-grim Up North

A poll of tenanted households, conducted by YouGov on behalf of Safeguard Europe, the UK’s leading specialist in damp-proofing and…

 

Accessible, adaptable bathrooms

As the Government is urged to make accessible, adaptable housing mandatory within Local Plans, public and private sector housing…

 

AG's new fine cast brick

A new Fine Cast Brick has been launched by AG, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of innovative concrete products, developed…

 

The ASCP Safety & Compliance Awards return

The ASCP has announced the return of its prestigious ASCP Safety & Compliance awards, an initiative that recognises the outstanding…

 

Ben Dyer to lead innovation at Castle Rock Edinvar

Ben Dyer has been appointed to the new role of technology and innovation lead at Castle…

 

Improving safety, quality and accountability in housing projects

UK housing associates and Coadjute team up to improve safety, quality and accountability in housing projects


 

Concealment enhances tenant safety

British designed and manufactured, Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers designed for increased tenant safety are growing in popularity…

 

Ideal Commercial Boilers launch Evomax 2

Since its launch in February 2011, Evomax has established itself as the commercial boiler of choice in the UK. Following on from this success,…

 

Kooltherm soffit board customises Basildon estate

A new build estate of bespoke modular houses, under construction as part of one of the UK’s most ambitious regeneration programmes, is benefitting…