HCA on target to deliver homes in this financial year

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) says it is well on course to meet its end of year housing targets, despite the economic downturn and difficult operating conditions.

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Increasing supply of affordable homes

The Scottish Government, teaming up with the house building industry, is to test a new way of increasing the supply of affordable homes to buy through its new Supply Shared Equity Scheme.

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£5.4 million housing development in Orkney

A £5.4 million housing development in Orkney has been  officially opened by First Minister Alex Salmond .

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Work commences on England’s first large-scale zero carbon development

Start on site for first Code Level 6 development. Work officially commenced on England’s first large-scale zero carbon development at Hanham Hall near Bristol

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Seven coastal resorts to benefit from regeneration

 

Britain’s oldest surviving rollercoaster is being restored to its former glory, one of our finest Victorian railway stations will be transformed, and fisherm more...

Housing reforms ‘must not mean more debt’

The government should press ahead with plans to let local authorities keep the rental income from their council housing, according to the LGA

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HCA Academy recognises the best in the sector

Training providers, academic institutions and professional bodies in the place-making sector are being invited to submit their products for recognition under a new scheme f more...

A multi-million pound proposal for a regeneration scheme to transform the heart of Purfleet

A multi-million pound proposal for a regeneration scheme to transform the heart of Purfleet in the Thames Gateway has been set out

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Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) tells the Government to spend more on repairing private sector homes

Private sector housing is not given the priority it deserves compared with the social sector, and this affects public health, the CIEH has told a Parliamentary Select Commi more...

£450 million approved for over 11,700 new and affordable homes

The Homes and Communities Agency has confirmed that it has finished a thorough assessment of the 270 stalled housing schemes shortlisted to receive funding under the Kicks more...

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Editor's Feature
John Alker
Head of Advocacy,
UK Green Building Council

Time and again studies show that one of the key barriers to the uptake of home energy efficiency and low carb...


Poor housing costs the country billions of pounds,...
the relationship between poor housing and poor health outcomes are well documented. It is important ...
Green by name, green by nature
Paul You say "For example we are delivering new technologies that allow more effective virtual and ...
CRC10 Programme
Once again, a great conference with some excellent speakers and a very well coreographed event.
The 80/80 challenge
Whilst I agree with the point made, with so many conflicting messages (e.g. AAA rated dishwashers us...
The 80/80 challenge
Why are we getting so hung up on insulation when we encourage the use of unnecessary items such as t...