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Grants can help landlords install EV charge points in their properties

EV charge points are becoming more essential for those with electric vehicles, but how can they be more accessible to owners?
cost of living, expensive cities

5 most expensive cities to live in the world

Ever wondered where the most expensive cities to live in the world are? Open Access Government looks into price comparisons of basic goods and utilities in 5 of the priciest cities around the globe.
house prices

UK house prices are 65 times higher today than in 1970

Average UK house prices hit record high in June, making today's average house price 65 times more expensive than in 1970.
led lighting, energy crisis

Transitions to efficient LED lighting can mitigate the energy crisis

Accelerating the transition to energy-efficient connected LED lighting could help households and businesses mitigate the energy crisis.

How language and communication barriers affect UK government organisations

Joe Miller, Pocketalk General Manager of the Americas and Europe, explores how language and communication barriers affect UK government organisations & the solutions available.
contract management pioneer programme

Boosting commercial capability with the Contract Management Pioneer Programme

The Contract Management Pioneer Programme is boosting commercial capability across the public sector, Crown Commercial Service writes.
mortgage lenders, minority groups

Racist mortgage lenders charge 8% higher interest to ethnic minorities

Borrowers from minority groups were charged 8% higher interest rates from mortgage lenders and were rejected for loans 14% more often than those from privileged groups.
the property sector, workforce

Working from home: The impact on the property sector

Stuart Woolgar, CEO of Global Guardians Management, reflects on how the pandemic has affected working patterns along with the impact of working from home on the property sector.
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Poor housing creates respiratory health issues for Indigenous children

In First Nation communities in Canada, poor housing conditions lead to frequent rates of respiratory infections - especially in children under three.
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UK changes post-Grenfell plan for unsafe cladding

After the Grenfell tower tragedy in 2017, the UK failed to remove unsafe cladding across the country - now, the Government has a new proposal for developers.
vaccine hesitancy in black communities, housing insecurity

Study connects housing insecurity to vaccine hesitancy in Black communities

Research by Augusta University, published in Vaccines, found that housing insecurity is connected to vaccine hesitancy in Black communities - especially when it comes to the younger population.
housing residents

Helping social housing residents find their voice

Civica's Justin Fisher looks at how housing associations are developing better relationships in the wake of the Grenfell fire.
estate management

Forging a path to better estate management

Raj Krishnamurthy, CEO, Freespace, walks us through forging a path to better estate management.
vacant property, buildings

Repurposed buildings: How to best manage the vacant property until that happens?

Repurposing could be the answer to the social and affordable housing shortage. But how can we manage a vacant property until that happens? Stuart Woolgar, CEO of Global Guardians Management Ltd, explore.
covid cases per city, eviction

Scientists say evictions will create 49,000 more COVID cases per city

The researchers found that COVID cases per city could increase by 49,000 to 53,000, if evictions are allowed to continue for atleast 1% of households.
registered providers

Social housing: Why risk focus is key to delivery

Following publication of the Social Housing and Planning White Papers, Mark Alcock, principal risk manager at, Equib, offers Registered Providers his expert advise as they plan for a post-pandemic future.
post-COVID budget, rishi sunak

7 ways the new post-COVID budget could impact your life

Today (3 March) Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled the highly-anticipated 2021 budget, which proposes a variety of policy changes, including extension of the furlough scheme and funding domestic abuse "respite rooms" .
UK's green homes, green

Why is the UK’s Green Homes Grant Scheme failing to deliver?

Homes account for just under 30% of energy use and around 20% of greenhouse gas emissions in the UK - what does this mean for the UK's Green Homes Grant Scheme?
first time buyers

Advice for first time buyers ahead of the new financial year

Kier Living break down some of the crucial details that first time buyers need to consider before buying a home ahead of the new financial year.
housing association

What does the UK’s Housing Association bring to the Economy?

Here, Believe Housing, explain what benefits the UK's Housing Association can bring to the UK economy.

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