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Social housing has a crucial role to play in addressing the UK's housing crisis, but it has been facing a number of challenges in recent years, from funding cuts to a growing demand for affordable homes. However, proptech has the potential to provide a solution to many of these challenges, by improving the efficiency, sustainability, and accessibility of social housing.
In our previous blog, we looked at what tenants looks for in properties and pets was one of the key factors. Since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, Rightmove has stated the demand for a pet friendly rental property has increased 120%, however according to Chestertons in March 2022 only 12% of properties are marketed as being pet friendly.
Predictive maintenance systems are a critical tool for social housing providers in the UK, as they help to minimise the need for repairs and maintenance, reduce costs, and improve the overall quality of life for tenants. Predictive maintenance systems use advanced analytics and machine learning algorithms to analyse data from various sources, such as sensors, to identify patterns and predict when equipment is likely to fail.
It’s been quite a while now since the Tenant Fees Act came into force in June 2019. That time has flown by and we’re sure the rules have now become a standard part of everyday processes, but how much do you really remember?
Energy efficiency is a critical issue for social housing providers in the UK, as it not only helps to reduce costs, but it also has a positive impact on the environment. With the increasing availability of energy efficiency solutions, social housing providers now have the opportunity to improve the sustainability of their properties and create a better living environment for tenants.
The rise of mobile technology is changing the way social housing providers engage with their tenants in the UK. With the increasing use of smartphones and other mobile devices, social housing providers are now able to offer tenants new and innovative ways to access information and receive support.
It’s very likely you will have heard of HMOs and know what they’re about, however here’s a little refresher for you.
The real estate industry has been slow to adopt technology, but this is changing. Proptech, or property technology, is revolutionising the way properties are managed, and the future of property management lies in technology. In recent years, there has been a surge in the development of proptech solutions aimed at streamlining property management processes, increasing efficiency, and reducing costs.
Sustainability is becoming more and more of a requirement, rather than a hope and desire. As we move through the 21st century, the need to improve climate change is becoming ever-present in our daily lives, however how many really think about it when in the office? Many will expect their employers to be paving the way for the business to be net-zero so we wanted to explore this further with you. There are some agencies who have a public pledge for net-zero, others who have already managed it, but most wont have much of a plan if anything.