Category Archives: Housing

Markets best for long-term finance

Housing associations need to think outside the box and seek out non-banking sources of income, Nigel Perryman tells Peter Cheney. “Don’t put all your funding eggs in the one financial basket” is...

Housing Executive reviewed

A group has been set up to oversee change within the Housing Executive after a report identified weaknesses. Emma Blee takes a look at its findings. While the Housing Executive has “good...

Boiler scrappage

While the rest of the UK have their own boiler replacement schemes, Northern Ireland has yet to follow suit. agendaNi examines why. Older G-rated boilers will be replaced with A-rated ones. Perhaps...

Out in the cold

Northern Ireland spends more on heating the home than any other region in the UK. Ryan Jennings finds out why and what is being done to help the fuel-poor. Defined as spending...

Healthy housing

Ryan Jennings hears South Eastern Trust Chief Executive Hugh McCaughey’s explanation of the role of housing in keeping the population healthy. Housing, Hugh McCaughey says, is one of the major health determinants....

Taking stock

Property consultants Savills had many good things to say about the state of the social housing stock here but some MLAs want more emphasis on maintaining existing properties rather than new-builds. Housing...

Living together?

The housing selection scheme could increase division, according to Housing Minister Margaret Ritchie. Ryan Jennings looks at how integrated housing could be encouraged. When the Housing Executive was set up in 1971...