Social Housing Retrofit Accelerator BEIS
Social Housing Retrofit Accelerator is the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) backed service helping social housing providers develop high-quality SHDF bids. The Social Housing Retrofit Accelerator (SHRA) is a fully-funded support service to help social housing providers across England successfully bid into the Government’s Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF).
The SHRA is accessible to all social housing providers in England. Support provided will be relevant to the whole social housing sector, with a specific focus on those of you that can bid into the Government’s SHDF. If you are unsure whether you are eligible, please contact us.
- 100 years of council housing.
- A new deal for social housing.
- Achieving net zero in social housing.
- Affordable housing.
- Affordable rented housing.
- Back-to-back housing.
- Buy-to-let mortgage.
- Converting office and retail to residential housing on the high street.
- Definitions of retrofitting.
- Energy efficiency of traditional buildings.
- Energy efficiency retrofit training videos.
- Energy Performance Certificates.
- Fabric first.
- Help to buy.
- Homes England.
- Housing associations.
- Housing tenure.
- Home Energy Masterplan.
- Households Declare.
- How to deal with retrofit risks.
- IHBC articles.
- Intermediate housing.
- Interview with David Orr, NHF.
- LETI publishes Climate Emergency Retrofit Guide.
- National Refurbishment Centre.
- National Retrofit Strategy NRS.
- New energy retrofit concept: 'renovation trains' for mass housing.
- Municipal Dreams: the rise and fall of council housing.
- PAS 2035.
- PAS 2038:2021 Retrofitting non-domestic buildings for improved energy efficiency.
- Peter Barber - interview.
- Private rented sector.
- Private-rented sector regulations.
- Public v private sector housing.
- Right to acquire.
- Right to buy.
- Right to rent.
- Renovation v refurbishment v retrofit.
- Retrofit and traditional approaches to comfort.
- Retrofit coordinator.
- Retrofit, refurbishment and the growth of connected HVAC technology.
- Retrofitting solar shading.
- Shared equity / Partnership mortgage.
- Shared ownership.
- Shallow retrofit.
- Step-by-step retrofit.
- Social housing.
- Social housing rents.
- Social housing v affordable housing.
- Social rented housing.
- The full cost of poor housing.
- Town and Country Planning Act.
- The Each Home Counts report and traditional buildings.
- Whole house approach.
- Whole house retrofit plan.
Ireland’s Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, announced a new funding stream to support Local Authorities (LAs) to purchase vacant buildings that could be converted and developed for community use.
Eleven pubs across England have been recognised for their historic or unusual interiors, as they have been listed, upgraded or relisted.
The Heritage Sector Resilience Plan, developed by the Historic Environment Forum (HEF) with the support of Historic England, has been launched.
An ‘All-Island’ commitment to Ireland’s vernacular heritage has been established with the signing of the North South Agreement on Vernacular Heritage, supporting traditional buildings etc.
Canons House, a landmark building on Bristol Harbourside, has been awarded Grade II (GII) listed status having been built as a regional headquarters for Lloyds Bank between 1988 and 1991 (Arup)
The Building Research Establishment (BRE) has announced a new project with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to improve and modernise the home energy rating scheme used to measure the energy and environmental performance of UK homes.
Sector lead the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) has recognised the IHBC’s professional accreditation and support (CPD etc.) in awarding its PQP (Professionally Qualified Person) cards.
Work to repair a fire-hit medieval hotel in Gloucester is underway as crews have started work to strip back some of the modern trappings and reveal the historic framework.
The Secretariat to the European Heritage Heads Forum has has coordinated its declaration of solidarity and support for Ukraine’s cultural heritage institutions.
2022 will see the IHBC mark a quarter of a century since our incorporation as a professional body supporting and accrediting built and historic environment conservation specialists. We’re kick-starting it by inviting your ideas on how to mark this special year!