social housing

Switchee partners with City Plumbing to revolutionise social housing management 

Switchee has partnered with City Plumbing to provide a quick and easy procurement and distribution route for Switchee products for social housing providers and their contractors.    Switchee is the largest platform of internet-connected devices for social housing receiving over 8 billion data points a year, giving real-time actionable insights into property performance. Switchee is working […]

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Electrical Safety checks for social housing moves one step closer to becoming law

New Government draft regulations could see mandatory electrical safety checks required in England’s social housing. These protections could benefit over 4 million households living in the social rented sector and create parity with the private rented sector. The Social Housing Draft (Regulation) Bill, would pave the way to finally remove the inequality in the law […]

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ASCP launches UK social housing Manifesto

The Association of Safety and Compliance Professionals (ASCP) has launched its Manifesto: Building a Safer Tomorrow, Today: ASCP’s Vision for UK Social Housing. The Manifesto is the fulfilment of ASCP’s pledge made during the first National Social Housing Safety and Compliance Week in June 2021. During its inaugural year, the campaign saw more than six […]

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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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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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