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.

Neighbourhood Plans continue to gather interest with the news that the initiative has now broken through the 200 mark.

Barking and Dagenham Council has launched its own ‘right to invest’ plan, to enable tenants to buy a stake in their home.

Sir Edward Lister has been appointed the new chairman of the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).

Sadiq Khan has said that he will review the capital’s housing zone scheme in an attempt to bring about the availability of affordable housing.

A report has called on local government to make land available for groups who desire to establish cohousing communities.

York City Council has revealed in its Local Plan that it has earmarked land which it intends to build 10,700 new homes upon, by 2037.

A scheme set up by Enfield Council to reduce how much is spent on accommodation for vulnerable families has reportedly saved almost £1 million.

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