Category Archives: Housing

Digital housing

Chief Executive of Halton Housing Trust, Nick Atkin, outlines the driving factors behind his organisations Digital First strategy and the benefits it brings to both the business and the customer. The assumption...

Measuring liveability

Jon Copestake Chief Retail and Consumer Goods Analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit debates what makes a city liveable. What is liveability? “Liveability has come to mean a lot things to a...

25 years of Rural

25 years ago in 1992, in a universe bereft of the terms internet, selfies, Brexit, bedroom tax and local housing allowance, a group of determined individuals with a common interest in rural...

Help for homebuyers

Apex has been at the forefront of establishing a new ‘shared ownership scheme’ for Northern Ireland. The scheme is called FairShare and its introduction to the Northern Ireland market place has been...

The Northern Ireland House Price Index

In May 2012, Land & Property Services (in association with the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency) launched its first official House Price Index which charted the change in house prices since...

A home from home

Abbeyfield Belfast has been providing accommodation and support services for older people for six decades and are now looking forward to the next 60 years of adapting to meet the changing needs...

Jamie Delargy, Conference Chair; Jennie Donald, Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations; Gerry Flynn, Northern Ireland Housing Executive and Christina Beatty, Sheffield Hallam University.

Northern Ireland Housing Conference 2017

The annual Northern Ireland Housing Conference took place recently at Titanic Belfast.  Speakers included local senior representatives from Department for Communities, Northern Ireland Housing Executive, Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations, as...

The housing landscape

Fiona McQuade outlines the current situation of housing in Northern Ireland.  Prices The property price in Northern Ireland increased by 7 per cent between 2014 and 2015 to reach £118,014, according to...

Fifth homeless death in Belfast

The Belfast homeless community has suffered five deaths in the space of seven weeks.   The homeless community in Belfast is in shock after the death of five homeless people in less...