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County council leaders have warned that the ‘affordability crisis’ has hit shires as figures reveal that rural house prices are now 10 times higher than average annual earnings.
The Government has announced a multi-million pound funding boost for community groups looking to build affordable housing in their areas.
The devolution of transport funding will enable councils to invest on a strategic basis and help match up transport with new developments, a new report says.
The housing benefit bill could have been reduced by billions if 100,000 social homes had been built over the past two decades, council leaders have said today.
Communities secretary James Brokenshire has evoked the 'spirit of Britain's post-war push' to publicise the Government's housebuilding programme.
The Government has today announced a £9m cash injection to help speed up the building of garden towns and villages across the country.
Young adults are increasingly moving back in with their parents due, in part, to the the national housing shortage, research suggests.
The majority of councils have failed to spend all their funding to help people affected by the benefit cap, new research has revealed.
More than 165,000 of the most affordable rented homes have been lost across England in the last six years, new research has revealed.
Spending time poring over issues of The MJ from the past 125 years it is remarkable how much things change and yet they remain the same, says Heather Jameson.