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20 July 2021 | News and features

Never knowingly underhoused

At Dot Dot Dot, we know from our own experience and from our guardians that finding a home to rent in the private rented sector is a gamble. Creating an alternative to this uncertainty by providing well-managed, inexpensive homes is part of our reason for existence, explains our founder, Katharine Hibbert.

Three cheers for the bureaucrats!

As we turn 10, Katharine Hibbert argues that it’s the diligent administrators putting ideas into practice that make for a successful, sustainable business.

Property guardianship isn’t just for Londoners: Letchworth Garden City

In 2019, we brought our mission to provide safe, affordable housing for those who want to do more good to Letchworth Garden City. We take a look at our partnership with Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation and how we have brought our experience of working with property owners beyond the M25 to the project.

23 June 2021 | 10th anniversary

Dot Dot Dot…10 years and counting

Dot Dot Dot guardians and the Dot Dot Dot team laugh together and pull silly poses

Dot Dot Dot chief executive, Peter Brown, reflects on what he’s learnt after moving from a housing association to work for a social enterprise.

21 May 2021 | Property management

Counting the costs of empty properties

Many property owners focus on the lost rental revenue when calculating the cost of an empty building, but, says Dot Dot Dot chief executive Peter Brown, there are many more savings to be had when using property guardians.

20 May 2021 | Property management

On the ground: Regeneration schemes and gradual decants – build and flex

Director of Services, Mark Ackroyd, explains how tailored workflows and a flexible long-term approach can help our clients to achieve their goals.

20 May 2021 | Property management

Working with property developers across the country to care for empty buildings and the communities around them

This month, we explore how our experience of working with different types of building and a diverse client base has given us the knowledge to best support our clients, not just in their vacant property needs and redevelopment plans but in stakeholder relationship building and fulfilling their CSR objectives.

Data proves that everybody really does need good neighbours

A recent report highlights the importance of strong community infrastructure and neighbourliness explains our founder, Katharine Hibbert.

16 April 2021 | Property management

On the ground: How we work in regeneration schemes and gradual decants

In this month’s ‘On the ground’ blog, we look at the way that guardianship can support projects that involve large numbers of flats or houses as they are decanted across a regeneration or refurbishment project.

16 April 2021 | Property management

What does property guardianship free you up to do?

CEO Peter Brown explores one of the benefits of property guardianship: freeing up our clients to spend their time on their other priorities.

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