Just Housing Group Feature in NHMF’s Bulletin 2017

We are looking forward to the upcoming CIH Housing Event this week and we are delighted to have featured in NHMF Bulletin 2017. The feature discusses JHG’s practical application of Behavioural Insights, and the success of implementing such innovative practices in order to improve performance and reduce costs for social housing providers. Check out the feature …

The Real Costs of Evictions – What Are They?

Evicting tenants is certainly not an easy job – but can anyone really answer this: what are the associated costs in carrying out these often long and difficult actions? Anna O’Halloran, MD at Just Housing Group has been unearthing and spotlighting the fact that there is currently no evidence available in the social housing sector …

Should HA’s be Included in Proposed Plans for New Energy Scheme?

A recent article in Inside Housing highlights the National Housing Federation is urging the Government to consider social landlords to be included in the plans for the new energy scheme that is set to replace Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme. Ending in 2017, the ECO scheme was designed to help reduce the UK’s carbon emissions, …

The Harsh Reality of Our Housing Shortage

Saving up to buy a house? You had better make the jump very quickly. The housing shortage in the UK is so bad in the current climate that it has been estimated that property prices are expected to rocket for at least 5 more years. The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) have predicted that …

Fuel Poverty Faced by Residents in Social Housing This Winter

Severe worries have been raised about the extent of fuel poverty this winter throughout the UK. Fuel poverty effects the most vulnerable of residents within our communities and can have such harrowing impacts on their well-being. Last winter, it was recorded that there were over 40,000 classified winter deaths amongst the over 65s from flu …

Commentary Piece: Autumn Statement

The sector has reacted this week with a mixed response to George Osborne’s Autumn Statement announcement. Despite welcomed rises – with the housing budget being doubled to £2bn and a pledge to build 400,000 new homes by 2020-21 – it is clear to see that this is not enough. The plans unveiled suggest that up …