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The demise of major contractors, 20% VAT rate and pressures on public expenditure and local government pension schemes (in spite of the HRA review) have led housing providers to explore a range of different delivery options for repairs and maintenance. Andrew explored the range of options that organisations are adopting, including setting up an in-house maintenance team, shared services arrangements, joint ventures and outsourced delivery options. He explains the main advantages and disadvantages of each option and the benefits and risks associated with them.
Andrew Millross (2012 - See all articles from 2012)
The world of housing is in flux. As the fog of war begins to clear we can begin to see what the future may bring.
James Tickell (2011 - See all articles from 2011)
The latest International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) recommend that component accounting is introduced by March 2012.
Joshua Warren (2011 - See all articles from 2011)
One of the challenges facing asset managers is to retrofit social housing properties as part of thir ongoing asset management responsibilities. Planned and routine maintenance, voids and capital programmes present the opportunity to improve energy perform
(2010 - See all articles from 2010)
Social landlords maintenance departments under economic pressure to perform
Frank Hailstones (2009 - See all articles from 2009)
The Wrekin Trust's novel approach to technology
Lawrence Gardner (2009 - See all articles from 2009)
Housing Solutions went back to the residents for maintenance requirements
John Barnes (2009 - See all articles from 2009)
Bournville Village Trust invested in training tenants for a really active role in managing maintenance
Andrew Griffiths (2009 - See all articles from 2009)
SHIFT is a membership scheme providing a comprehensive environmental assessment of an organisation’s sustainability and an overall rating.
Alison Mathias (2008 - See all articles from 2008)