May 2014

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In this issue

Let battle commence

Housing minister Kris Hopkins and his shadow Emma Reynolds start the election campaign at the HBF Policy conference

The return of the council house

Local authorities are considering building homes again. Is this an opportunity for housebuilders?

Finance special

Our finance special looks at development finance, part exchange, incentives and provides a round up from lenders on the finance market

Eco and sustainability

Our round up of the key products helping saving water and energy

Part L guide

Our special supplement on the latest changes to Part L

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Coming back to old challenges

Coronavirus has disrupted everything that came before. But with some level of normality slowly returning, Suzie Mayes gets back to some ongoing issues

Fantastic 40

NHBC is marking 40 years of its Pride in the Job Awards, honouring the vital work of site managers in ensuring quality homes. Housebuilder looks back at the history of the competition and how NHBC is celebrating the milestone during a challenging year

The Interview - Amanda Williams, Aster Group

Amanda Williams is the upbeat group development director of housing association Aster Group. She speaks to Suzie Mayes about why the pandemic means plenty of opportunities for the company, the crucial role of shared ownership and Aster's resilience

Time for an update

A virtual Home Builders Visitor Card is now available for non-construction employees who visit sites. Housebuilder reports