Opinion
  • Affordable housing need

    Gavin Smart, deputy chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Housing, discusses the need for more tr ...

    Gavin Smart, deputy chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Housing, discusses the need for more truly affordable homes and greater support and funding for housing providers to deliver them. Hom ...

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  • Off-site savings

    Off-site manufacture means on-site savings, says John Fisher, managing director of the Central Housing In ...

    Off-site manufacture means on-site savings, says John Fisher, managing director of the Central Housing Investment Consortium (CHIC), which helps social housing providers to buy better and build more. ...

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  • Ergonomics – the key to elderly care

    Dr David Usher of ergonomics and human factors consultancy InterAction of Bath, discusses the challenge o ...

    Dr David Usher of ergonomics and human factors consultancy InterAction of Bath, discusses the challenge of an ageing population and the role of ergonomics in bringing down the cost of elderly care. Th ...

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  • Volume housing

    Phil Parks of Willerby Special Projects discusses the off-site solution to the starter homes conundrum. T ...

    Phil Parks of Willerby Special Projects discusses the off-site solution to the starter homes conundrum. The Government’s announcement of a two-tier financial cap on starter homes has added a new dimen ...

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  • BIM within social housing

    Social housing: To BIM or not to BIM — that is the question, asks Richard Bishop, category marketing mana ...

    Social housing: To BIM or not to BIM — that is the question, asks Richard Bishop, category marketing manager for roof at Wienerberger. ...

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  • Fair value rules

    Luke Barrett, associate partner at property consultant and chartered surveyor Sanderson Weatherall, consi ...

    Luke Barrett, associate partner at property consultant and chartered surveyor Sanderson Weatherall, considers the impact that could be felt by local authorities following the introduction of fair valu ...

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