The Resolution Foundation has published a report on the beneficial effects of Scotand’s new council tax reforms which are set to make England’s council tax system the ‘most regressive’ in the UK.

The LGA has criticised government plans to repair nearly 1 million potholes over the next year, claiming that councils need ‘more than 230 times’ the money that has been allocated.

Leeds City Council has signed a multi-million pound deal to develop new housing on brownfield sites.

Darlington Borough Council is due to increase the rents of 237 homes with off-street parking.

According to a new report by the Howard League for Penal Reform, children’s homes regularly resort to involving police instead of offering teenagers support.

Councils expect homelessness to increase and housing waiting lists lengthen, according to a survey published by the Local Government Association (LGA).

The Department for Communities and Local Government has declared a new move to support 200,000 new homes for first time buyers under 40, as part of a pledge to build one million homes.

A report conducted by Barnardos has recommended that young people should be offered more supported lodgings to cut the number of care leavers living in ‘unsuitable bed and breakfasts’.

New research by the London School of Economics has found that The Housing Bill could push numerous social housing tenants away from the capital, resulting in a recruitment crisis in the care sector.

Isle of Anglesey County Council has become the latest council in Wales to apply to suspend the Right to Buy scheme.

According to research by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), investment in affordable renting will fall to its lowest level since the Second World War.

The Department for Communities and Local Government has announced that since the launch of the Help to Buy scheme, over 150,000 people have been supported in becoming home owners.

According to figures published by the Department for Communities and Local Government, the number of planning permissions reached an eight-year high of 253,000 in 2015.

A new report by the London Housing Commission has called upon the government to introduce ‘radical’ new powers regarding housing, borrowing and property taxes, including a ’city deal’ for housing in London

The latest survey from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) highlights that the social housing sector is in good financial shape, with access to sufficient finances.

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