The social housing sector has become ‘increasingly commercialised’ as housing associations look for new ways to make money, report find.
Millions of people in England are suffering ‘shocking’ mental and physical health problems as a result of housing pressures, research reveals.
Conor Leyden argues that creating ‘oven-ready’ sites can help unlock the value in council land assets.
Just one in five property developers believe the Government’s aim of building one million homes by 2020 is realistic, survey reveals.
Nearly half of all local planning authorities in England have yet to publish a draft Local Plan, new research has revealed.
Council chiefs are calling on the Government to close a loophole in the law which enables rogue landlords to carry out a dangerous and costly housing benefit scam.
The Government announced yesterday that councils will be provided with new registers to speed up the development of derelict land for new homes.
Low-paid workers facing increasing problems finding a home to buy and new options including shared ownership should be considered, housing experts say.
The housing minister has given Bradford’s local plan the go ahead after a delay caused by concerns regarding Green Belt boundaries.
Nearly 260,000 people have been helped onto the housing ladder using one of the Government’s controversial Help to Buy schemes.