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The future isn’t just new build – it’s retrofit

Stephen Beechey, Group Public Sector Director at Wates Group, considers the implications of Gove’s housing speech last month. While the headlines from Michael Gove’s housing speech may have focused mainly on a renewed commitment to building one million new homes by 2024 and for more homes to be built in city centres – the government […]

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Social housing residents urged to report poor conditions

Housing Secretary Michael Gove has launched a campaign urging social housing tenants to complain about substandard housing. The Make Things Right advertising campaign will encourage residents to make their voices heard by making a complaint to their landlord in the first instance and then escalating to the Housing Ombudsman if they are unhappy with the […]

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