Latest News — articles for December 2011

Habinteg Housing Association delivers major Solar PV programme in time for FIT deadline

Habinteg Housing Association have achieved what’s believed to be one of the largest solar PV installation programmes in the social housing sector, despite the short deadline imposed by October’s Feed In Tariff (FiT) announcement. By the new deadline of 12 December the association had fitted and registered panels at 840 properties in locations as widespread as Cornwall and Hull bringing their total Solar PV portfolio to 871 systems.

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Habinteg welcomes Lords support for amendment to ‘bedroom tax’ plans

Habinteg welcomes last night’s House of Lords vote to amend Government welfare proposals which would have restricted the amount of Housing Benefit for people in social rented housing with one or more extra bedrooms.

The proposed amendment would allow tenants to receive full housing benefit if they have no more than one spare room or if no other suitable alternative accommodation is available.
 

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