Category Archives: Housing

Calls to tackle segregation

MLAs have voted against a review of segregation and a duty to share, leading to doubts over the new housing strategy’s ambitions. Housing organisations and political parties are waiting to see what...

On the move in Belfast

With its housing stock rapidly increasing, Apex Housing Association is relocating its Belfast office to a city centre location to accommodate its growing workforce serving both the Greater Belfast area and the...

Focus on welfare reform agenda

Simon Community Northern Ireland is a charity that supports people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.  The organisation is committed to its vision of ‘ending homelessness’. Simon Community NI...

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...