Building society Nationwide has warned that a delay in building construction is likely to cause an increase in house prices over the coming months.

A study conducted by the Smith Institute has called upon the government to introduce measures to move co-housing from the ‘margins to the mainstream’, claiming the move would make high quality, suitable and affordable developments the norm.

Employment Minister Priti Patel has launched a £2.5 billion European Social Fund (ESF) programme at Styal prison in Cheshire, aimed at helping to prepare female prisoners for the world of work.

Planned changes to housing benefit could leave thousands of residents who rely on specialist housing unable to afford their rent, the National Housing Federation (NHF) has warned.

The District Councils’ Network (DCN) has called for the freedom to increase council tax to help improve health and care outcomes for their citizens.

Local authorities in the UK should consider pooling assets to create an infrastructure investment platform, according to a new report.

Housing association tenants will be able to take their first step towards owning their own home, under the government’s plan to extend the Right to Buy scheme.

According to a Freedom of Information (FoI) request submitted by BBC Radio 5 live, the number of UK council workers suspended for breaking social media rules has risen.

A report conducted by the Institute of Economic Affairs has argued that removing 80 per cent of traffic lights would improve road safety and boost the economy.

Justine Greening, the International Development Secretary, has said ministers are considering the move to admit 3,000 unaccompanied refugee children who have made it into Europe, as part of its response to the migrant crisis.

Environmental scientists from Plymouth University analysed paint samples from 50 playgrounds and found high levels of toxic metals, posing a risk to the health of young children.

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills has announced a consultation will be held on new measures to commit 2.3 per cent of vacancies in large public sector bodies to apprentices.

Four UK cities have been awarded a total of £40 million to promote green vehicle technology after successfully bidding for a share of a multimillion fund created to support the take-up of plug-in electric cars

A new study conducted by the Land Trust has found that for every pound spent on maintaining green spaces, a comparable £30 is contributed towards health and well-being benefits.

The government has announced £5 million worth of funding to help councils tackle ‘rogue landlords’.

A large number of public sector workers will be affected by new strike thresholds proposed by the government, which will require the support of 40

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