Allowing more pets in lets

Less than one in ten of private rentals are pet-friendly properties but a new survey from Direct Line has shown that nearly half of landlords back the Government changes to allow ‘well-behaved’ pets in rental flats and houses. A new... View Article

Lukewarm response given to Queens Speech by CIH

The main professional body for those working in the social housing sector has given a mixed response to the Government’s planned legislation programme for the next Parliamentary session. In a briefing to its members the Chartered Institute of Housing said:... View Article

Know your bricks – Clay vs Concrete

The UK has a long history of using bricks and mortar in housing. Almost 80% of new homes built in the UK are made from bricks.  Some bricks may not be what they seem. The UK has a long history... View Article

Crest Nicholson’s Godalming goals

A collection of three and four bedroom houses and one and two bedroom apartments are being launched by Crest Nicholson at its new development, Catteshall Court, in the market town of Godalming, Surrey. Once the units are complete in 2023,... View Article

A modern method of Covid recovery

John Carter of Aldermore argues why builders need to embrace modern methods of construction as a way to help the industry recover from the pandemic. The impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic have demonstrated the importance of the need for businesses... View Article

Taking pride in inclusivity

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Anchor Hanover has been chosen to deliver the UK’s first ‘extra-care’ housing scheme for LGBT+ people, in south Manchester. Charles Taylor from Anchor Hanover takes Jack Wooler through the proposals. What’s believed to be the first UK... View Article

Steeling yourself for the future

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Stuart Judge of the Steel Window Association considers the performance benefits of contemporary steel frames in terms of meeting the future challenges for housebuilding. Britain can take pride in the way its big pharmaceutical companies and top... View Article