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Kate Henderson
Kate Henderson
Blog

As the countdown to COP26 begins, where are housing associations on the journey to net zero?

With the eyes of the world on the UK, this is a unique opportunity for both the government and our sector to show real leadership.

Kate Henderson, 29 October 2020


Social distancing food delivery
Social distancing food delivery
Blog

Three tips for housing associations managing in the three-tier system

The introduction of the new three-tier system to manage local outbreaks of coronavirus across the UK presents some unique challenges for how associations can deliver their services to customers.

Lee Buss, 28 October 2020


Solar panels
Solar panels
Blog

The housing sector could do more to protect the environment – but the government needs to level the playing field

We're calling for the government to introduce an industry-wide zero carbon new build standard. 

Paul Hackett, 26 October 2020


Construction site
Construction site
Update

New safety requirements for residential blocks come into effect in November

We summarise changes to Approved Document B due to come into effect in November.

22 October 2020


Houses of Parliament
Houses of Parliament
Update

Update on the Spending Review and our political engagement

The government has now confirmed it will hold a one-year Spending Review next month.

22 October 2020


Homelessness
Homelessness
Update

Advice for the safe reopening of night homeless shelters

New government advice for the safe opening of night homeless shelters in winter during the coronavirus outbreak.

21 October 2020


House being built
House being built
Update

Government consultation on land ownership and control

We’re keen to hear members’ views on how public data on land ownership and control could be improved.

21 October 2020


Sign on door with information on coronavirus
Sign on door with information on coronavirus
Update

Testing and tracing updates

See any latest information and updates on testing and tracing within the sector

21 October 2020


Carer and woman
Carer and woman
Update

National Statement of Expectations for Supported Housing published

National Statement of Expectations, Supported Housing, Supported housing providers, supported housing provision, guidelines for supported housing

21 October 2020


Houses of Parliament
Houses of Parliament
Update

Making the case for a retrofit revolution – our recent political engagement

The Prime Minister has responded to our call for the government to draw up a coronavirus recovery plan that prioritised investment in green projects and green infrastructure.

21 October 2020


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