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Reports of damp soar in social housing as residents avoid turning on heating

Friday 7 February 14

Condensation dampness – regarded as major public health risk – is said to be increasing, with experts blaming rising energy bills. The Guardian says there’s...
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UN official to urge government to fund social housing

Monday 23 September 13

It is reported that a United Nations investigator will recommend the government starts funding social housing again to avoid breaching international treaties on housing....
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Quarter of home owners ignore serious maintenance issues

Monday 23 September 13

A quarter of homes in the UK have a serious maintenance issue and more than one in 10 homes are at risk of falling...
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Council falls foul of environmental law as landlords are told to learn their lessons

Tuesday 17 September 13

Lambeth Council was fined £1,335 in August when it pleaded guilty to breaches under the Environmental Protection Act after leaving a tenant and her...
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