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Multi-utility networks

Multi-utility networks: The Scottish perspective

Lesley Campbell, Commercial Director at GTC Scotland explores multi-utility networks, including broadband, from the Scottish perspective.
England's housing crisis

England’s housing crisis: Is a distracted government the last to listen to obvious answers?

Chris Bailey of Action on Empty Homes asks if in England’s housing crisis, is a distracted government the last to listen to obvious answers?
how often do brits move, house moving

How often do Brits move in their lifetime?

In this article, we examine the art of house moving in the UK and discuss how often the average person in Britain will move in their lifetime.
Funding for rough sleepers, housing minister Heather Wheeler

UK announces £26 million funding for rough sleepers

With this new funding, rough sleepers will receive tailored support they need to recover from life on the streets and find accommodation.
self-sufficient

How you can create a self-sufficient home

Self-sufficient living doesn’t have to mean moving to a cabin in the woods and going back to basics. These tips will help you explore ways to produce your own food, use less energy, live healthier and save money, no matter where you live.
new homes, jobs

Government backs five year plan to create new homes and jobs

Development plans which could see more than 10,000 new homes built across England and 14,000 new jobs created by 2024/25 are to be brought forward through a £15 million government project.
empty housing

How can the empty housing crisis in England be improved?

New research has shown that while England’s homelessness statistics are at a worrying high, empty housing across the country is also on the increase.
shipping containers, affordable housing

Are shipping containers the future of affordable housing?

Millions of people need homes. Millions of shipping containers are going unused. Could this be an answer to the global housing crisis?
house deposit

Brits underestimate the average cost of a house deposit

KIS Finance surveyed 2,000 Brits to find out their expectation vs reality when it comes to the age they reached life milestones such as affording a house deposit.
lease agreement, rental agreement

What is the difference between a rental agreement and a lease agreement? 

The terms lease agreement and rental agreement are often used interchangeably, but it is important to know that these are not the same thing.
property deposit, Dublin

Time scale for saving Dublin based property deposit revealed

It will currently take over two decades for Dublin based home buyers to put a property deposit down, according to brand new research.
rogue landlords

Councils given funding to tackle rogue landlords

More than 50 councils across the country will share nearly £2.4 million of extra funding to crack down on rogue landlords.
home energy

How to keep your home energy efficient

With a hike in home energy prices and the need to preserve resources, it is time to become energy efficient to cut bills and protect the future of the planet.
service personnel, Social housing, PTSD

Social housing prioritised for former service personnel with PTSD

Former service personnel suffering from PTSD or other mental illnesses will be prioritised for social housing under new proposals.

Hull’s £42 million tidal flood scheme given go ahead

£42 million tidal flood scheme has now had final sign off from the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
pet-friendly rented accommodation

Addressing the lack of pet-friendly rental accommodation

The first ever think tank of its kind, a think tank for pets, has been formed to address the severe lack of pet-friendly rented accommodation across the UK
security measures

Brits reveal security worries amid the festive period

Brits are investing in additional security measures in a bid to keep their homes secure, according to new research.
house size

Building back bigger: House size increases after hurricane strikes

Research shows that house size is increasing by more than 50% in areas that have been hit by hurricanes
household emergency

Household emergency damage costing Brits nearly £4 billion

Households across the country are spending a massive £527.30 per household emergency, a total of £3.7bn across the UK
tenancy deposit

98% of Brits unaware of tenancy deposit rights

A brand new survey of over 1,000 Britons involved in the UK private rental sector has found a staggering and worrying lack of knowledge when it comes to tenancy deposit laws and rights

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