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Affordable homes: residents’ views of quality

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The advantages of new homes


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The challenge of shape and form: understanding the benefits of efficient design

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The NHBC Foundation's online film aimed directly at young people

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Modern methods of construction: views from the industry

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Retirement housing: residents’ experiences

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NF74 Affordable homes: residents’ views of quality

This research, jointly supported by the NHBC Foundation and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), investigates residents’ views of the quality of affordable new homes. It measures resident satisfaction after 3 to 4 years of occupation, evaluating a wide range of design aspects.

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Affordable homes: residents’ views of quality

Eight out of ten Housing Association residents remain pleased with…

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The advantages of new homes


Families living in new homes slash fuel bills by half…

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Efficiently-shaped homes could significantly reduce energy consumption

Energy demand in new homes could be halved if more…

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Recent Publications

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The advantages of new homes


This fully-illustrated guide sets out the advantages of buying a new home.

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The challenge of shape and form: understanding the benefits of efficient design

This report highlights the energy saving benefits of choosing efficient forms of housing.

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Underfloor Heating – a guide for house builders

This new guide for house builders and designers, highlights the key considerations when selecting...

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Foundation Facts

Foundation Facts showcases recent research and guidance completed by the NHBC Foundation.

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