Residents' safety: changing the culture - why 100% compliance is not good enough

The Grenfell Tower fire in 2017 highlighted tragic failings. The Hackitt Review’s final report concluded that the same old methods were unlikely to deliver the fundamental changes needed to safeguard residents.


Building Safety Bill - Q&A briefing

Why has the Building Safety Bill been published?


Fire safety

This guide covers social landlords’ responsibilities for fire safety in residential premises, including individual homes, purpose-built blocks of flats and sheltered housing. It does not cover property protection or insurance requirements in the case of fire.


Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 - Amendments November 2020

Complying with the Amended Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 – Q&A briefing


Resident safety - Introduction

The safety of tenants is paramount and should be the primary concern of all landlords.


Covid-19: repairs and maintenance - Q&A briefing

Article originally published 21 May 2020, last updated on 6 November 2020


Net zero carbon and existing stock: Q&A briefing

With the UK committed to achieving a ‘net zero carbon’ economy by 2050, energy use in homes, particularly existing homes, must be substantially reduced so as not to contribute to Green House Gas (GHG) emissions


Dampness, mould growth and insulation problems

Q. How should social landlords respond to reports of dampness, condensation and mould growth which are suspected of being due to defective wall insulation?


Condensation, damp and mould - innovative approach to reducing problems

Thamesmead has about 4,500 properties which were taken over by the Peabody Group in 2014. It was the first time in a generation it had been owned by a single, well-resourced body. Since this acquisition, Peabody has been fighting continuously to maintain these properties, spending well over a million pounds repairing them and compensating residents for issues resulting from damp and mould.



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