The Local Government Association (LGA) has advised that councils should be more involved in the process of assessing the needs of child migrants in Calais before they arrive in the UK.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to change the Right to Buy rules, after data has shown local authorities will struggle to build new homes to replace those sold off.

A study by housing charity Shelter has warned that one in three families in England would be unable to pay their rent or mortgage for more than one month if they lost their job.

In a letter to the government, a coalition of 15 disability charities has called for more certainty over the availability of future funding for supported housing.

A new report by the Home Affairs Committee has called on local authorities to pull their weight when it comes to rehousing Syrian refugees.

The Resolution Foundation has outlined that major cities in England have seen a significant fall in home ownership since the early 2000s.

A report published by the London School of Economics (LSE) has recommended that new houses should be built on London’s Green Belt in a bid to alleviate housing pressures in the South East.

North Lincolnshire Council has given the green light to one of the north’s largest housing regeneration schemes.

Millions of people will no longer be able to afford appropriate housing by 2024, new research published by the LGA warns.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has announced it will investigate how to tackle the issue of councils relocating homeless families to other areas.

The Tax Payers Alliance (TPA) is urging the government to abolish the ‘unfair’ stamp duty, as it is preventing people buying their own home.

Research from the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) has warned that an increasing number of older people are living alone, without having adaptions installed to enable them to live independently.

According to research by the Confederation of British Industry and the Centre for Economics and Business Research, Londoners living in social housing contributed £15 billion to the capital’s economy, in the year 2015.

The Local Government Ombudsman has called for councils to consistently apply planning rules when considering applications for building on the Green Belt.

A report by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has warned that armed forces families are receiving poor housing which often lack basic facilities such as hot water and heating.

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