Clearing the non-urgent repairs backlog: 3 ways procurement can help
Housing providers are now facing an unprecedented build-up in routine repairs, estimated at the end of July to be 2.6 million jobs across the sector. Staff shortages, social distancing requirements and new working regimes for operatives have all added to the pressure felt by landlords around repairs.
HouseMark anticipate that this backlog will not be cleared for much of the sector until the end of March 2021.Procurement has a key role to play here: smart sourcing, supply chain data and dynamic purchasing can all support housing providers to safely and speedily get through their repairs logjam. Read the eGuide to find out how.