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Working Group Established to Explores Older People's Housing Options

Date: 05/08/2019

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The Housing Forum has established a specialist Older People’s Housing Working Group in a bid to tackle what has been coined a “Silver Tsunami” as a growing proportion of the population lives into their 80’s. How to make this a happy and productive time of life can create real challenges for individuals and for health and for housing professionals.


Tom Titherington Chair of the working group and Executive Director, Development and Commercial at Sovereign ...

Inside Housing Round Table: A New Future for Decent Homes

Date: 03/12/2018

 

Earlier this year, the government’s Social Housing Green Paper called for a review of the Decent Homes Standard, to consider whether it is demanding enough.

 

The guiding principle of the review is that homes should be safe and decent. The government also indicated it would consider the outcome of consultation on its Clean Growth Strategy about whether the energy performance of social homes should be upgraded to Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Band C by 2030.

 

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Review: Energy Summit- Building a Sustainable Future

Date: 15/11/2018

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Housing Professionals Debate the Future of UK Energy at Worcester’s Head Quarters
 
At a recent event, The Housing Forum partnered with long-standing members Worcester Bosch in a bid to tackle future challenges relating to quality construction and heat provision in the UK amongst housing professionals. 
 
Featuring key speakers from across the housing and construction industry, attendees of the Housing Forum’s Energy Summit event discussed where energy might sit ...