The new Future Homes Standard should ensure that all new homes built from 2025 will produce 75-80 per cent less carbon emissions than homes delivered under current regulations. The new homes we build also need to meet building safety standards and form part of well-designed neighbourhoods which will provide good places to live for decades to come. Watch back our interview with CIH's Sarah Davis to discover more from this session at Housing Brighton.
The Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) was set up to enhance the energy efficiency of socially rented homes. And with the announcement of successful SHDF Wave 2 bids, planning for project delivery across the country is now underway. Following this workshop, we caught up with CIH's Dr Matthew Scott to explore practical advice for successful delivery and take a look at the best practices including excellence in resident involvement and how best to measure success.
The Building Safety Act, Better Social Housing Review and the Housing Ombudsman have all shone a light on the importance of record keeping and information management to better look after our homes and support our tenants. CIH's Rachael Williamson shares more about our session with the Housing Ombudsman at Housing Brighton 2023.
The numbers of people in temporary accommodation or sleeping rough present some of the most acute housing and support needs in the country. We caught up with CIH's Hannah Keilloh to explore this session from Housing Brighton where the panel discussed what can be done to prevent homelessness, support those who are homeless and how all housing organisations can be part of the solution.
Professionalism in housing has never had a higher profile. It sits alongside recruitment challenges and a renewed focus on listening to tenants to deliver our core purpose. We caught up with Denise Fowler, chief executive of Phoenix Community Housing to discover more following this session at Housing Brighton 2023.
Alysha Burrell, founder and director of Building Future Leaders shares more about her session at the 2023 Housing Brighton.
Live from Housing Brighton 2023, Gavin Smart, CIH chief executive shares more about the professionalism agenda in housing.
We now await the Social Housing Regulation Bill to receive royal assent which will increase the responsibilities of the Regulator of Social Housing. We took some time to speak to Fiona MacGregor, chief executive at the Regulator of Social Housing to discover more about the future of regulation.
The cost of living crisis continues to have an impact on our tenants, with too many households having to choose between heating or eating. Following this session, we caught up with Joseph Elliott, analysis manager at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation to gather some insight into what was discussed during Housing Brighton 2023.
Green spaces play an important role in the sustainable development of our communities. We spoke to Sophie Stephens, head of environment and sustainability, Ground Control to explores the value of green spaces, how to effectively create and maintain them, the need to promote biodiversity and how housing organisations have a key role in greening our neighbourhoods.