social housing

Trends for heating social housing in 2018

Bill Jones, Sales Director at British boiler manufacturer Potterton Residential, looks at look at the trends in 2018 for heating social housing: This year we saw a big shift in government attitude towards the social housing sector. The Prime Minister reversed George Osborne’s decision to cut all funding for social rent in his 2010 budget […]

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Half of social housing money is spent on maintenance and management

Research into social housing by Ideal Boilers reveals that half of the £25bn that is spent annually within the sector, is on maintenance and management of existing housing stock, and that 75% of Local Authorities (LAs) and Housing Associations (HAs) outsource this work. The research also revealed the scale of the challenges facing staff at […]

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Ask For Underfloor urges Government to improve social housing efficiency

BEAMA’s independent campaign, Ask for Underfloor, is urging the government to make more efficient heating systems compulsory for all UK affordable and social housing, in order to actively fight future fuel poverty. Chris Ingram of BEAMA Underfloor said: “Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt recently stated that he would like to give Ofgem the power to force […]

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