The Local Authorities who are sharing the £60m new investment in making empty homes ready for occupation was announced last week. I wonder if any of them are going to put digital inside the new homes to help the new occupants. Does anyone know?
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Patrick Owen from CLG led an excellent cross Government meeting yesterday to further explore a framework for a digital deal for the housing sector. This chimes well with other leaders talking about a time for social innovation and modern finance solutions - and before you are all cynical about this, even I believe that some "deal" which means because the benefits are shared then the risks and costs should also be shared.
There was a broad agreement from DWP, DCMS, BIS, and others that…Continue