Housing Association Magazine

Brexit and the housing crisis

Understanding Brexit's impact on the housing crisis

Whatever your stance is on Brexit, immigration compounding the housing shortage was…

 

Insulation Performance and Daylighting

Report highlights connection between insulation performance and daylighting

A connection between insulation performance and daylighting…

 

The issue of fire door closers

Why are sheltered housing residents damaging fire door closers?

Visiting customers over the past few weeks, something that has…

 

M-Pact installs a defibrillator to safeguard employees and the local community

Edinburgh building services specialist M-Pact Group has once again led the way in community as well as workplace health and safety by installing a…

 

Dealing with anger before it gets heated

Joe Bradbury looks at how HAs can mitigate tenant anger with failing heating systems

 

Fibo completes new step-by-step installation video

Fibo UK has completed a new video to demonstrate just how quick and easy it is to install its high-performance panels and transform walls.

 

Reducing the risk of bathroom falls

In the UK, bathroom falls account for a quarter of all hospital admissions . Unsurprisingly the 80+ age range is most at risk from hospital…

 

How the Tenant Fees Act will impact housing providers

The new Act prevents landlords from charging deposits worth over five weeks’ rent, while letting fees are banned. Charges for damages will not be…

 

New Building Safety Charter launched

A group of developers, contractors and housing associations have launched a…

 

Sleepover pod benefits from Kinedo cubicle

Inspired by the work of ‘Help Bristol’s Homeless’ charity, container manufacturer, Newspace of Lydney in Gloucestershire, has created a specially…

 

Residents drive support for housing regeneration

Putting residents at the heart of regeneration has resulted in overwhelming support for proposals to revamp the Brookhill Close estate in…

 

Empty homes needed in South Tyneside

South Tyneside Housing Ventures Trust is seeking 10 empty homes to transform and bring back into use.

The independent, not-for-profit…

 

Vent-Axia helps reduce plastic waste

Vent-Axia helps social housing providers reduce plastic waste

With over 1 million tonnes of plastic going to landfill every year…

 

'Secret' funding to help adapt for disabled tenants

If you have long term disabled tenants who need changes to the property to enable them to retain their independence, Government funding is…

 

Overcoming condensation and mould problems

Airtech helps landlords overcome condensation and mould to meet the Scottish Housing Quality Standard

Condensation and mould control…

 

Biocidal paint for redecoration keeps mould at bay

Following decontamination, redecoration of most mould-afflicted properties will be required and Safeguard Europe – the UK’s leading specialist in…

 

Vortice launches compact centralised ventilation unit

Vortice Limited is delighted to introduce the new Vort Platt HCS, compact centralised ventilation unit into its range. Vortice understands that…

 

Over half a million social housing tenants are living…

512,000 (or one in seven) social tenants are living in poverty because of the impact of smoking costs on their disposable income. 

 

Innovative range of Marano railings launched by F.H. Brundle

A new range of innovative and easy-to-install railings have been unveiled by leading railings supplier F.H. Brundle.

 

Vent-Axia’s New Lo-Carbon PoziDry Compact Pro PIV…

Offering a totally new way of thinking about Positive Input Ventilation (PIV), Vent-Axia’s innovative new Lo-Carbon PoziDry Compact Pro is…