social housing


Council takes legal action against tenants who refuse to have fire smoke detectors repaired

Four people have received warrants to enforce access to their homes in order to carry out fire safety work – will other local councils soon follow suit? Read More

Law changes require all social housing providers to fit smoke alarms in rented accommodation

Following an announcement from Housing Minister, Eddie Hughes MP, on 23 November, all housing providers will now be required by law to install smoke alarms in all social housing. Read More

‘Fire safety for disabled residents is not a minority issue’ – Using technology to manage fire safety risks in social housing

FireAngel’s Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Nick Rutter, shares why the Internet of Things is set to transform fire safety. Read More

Protecting the most vulnerable from fire risk

Nick Rutter, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at FireAngel takes a look at how connected technology can help improve fire safety for disabled people. Read More

Social housing white paper published

Major reforms to support housing tenants in England and ensure landlords raise standards where needed have been announced. Read More

Government launches £1bn Building Safety Fund to replace cladding on high rise residential buildings

The UK Government has launched its £1 billion building safety fund, initially revealed in the most recent Budget announcement by Chancellor, Rishi Sunak. The registration process is now open and closes on 31 July 2020. Read More

Social housing safety: Regulator issues warning

The Government's Regulator of Social Housing highlighted health and safety as one of the key issues facing the sector. Read More

Half a million social homes “not meeting basic H&S standards”

More than half a million social homes in England fail to meet basic health and safety standards, an analysis of Read More



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