Like many housing providers Peabody is facing cuts to its domestic retrofit budget. This means demonstrating value for money is now more important than ever and Peabody is getting support from the RE:NEW Support Team to help demonstrate this. With support from RE:NEW, Peabody is now better positioned to improve its return on investment and gain economies of scale.
The RE:NEW Support Team has been working with Family Mosaic since 2014 to overcome some of the challenges they have faced in delivering retrofit initiatives across their housing stock in London. This short case study summarises how Family Mosaic have benefitted from the programme.
Tower Hamlets Homes
Tower Hamlets have been working with the RE:NEW Support Team since August 2014. With £180 million to invest on 13,500 homes over five years as part of the Decent Homes programme they are looking to demonstrate value for money to their stakeholders by carrying out retrofit works alongside external repairs.
Like many social landlords, Moat faces challenges in responding to the housing shortage. Moat has worked with the RE:NEW Support Team since 2013, mainly on its Pollards Hill project in the Borough of Merton. We spoke to Caroline to find out how Moat is working with the team to deliver better outcomes for the residents of Pollards Hill.
Ealing Council are targeting investment in energy saving measures to ensure the maximum SAP increase on their investment and value for money. The Council has been working with the RE:NEW Support Team for two years on a £1m capital project to install solar PV on sheltered housing blocks, and a strategy to achieve a target of minimum EPC rating of ‘C’ for their tenanted properties.