Review of the Homelessness Reduction Act released

Nearly a quarter of a million households who were homeless or at risk of becoming homeless have benefited from the Homelessness Reduction Act.

Government has 48 hours to protect renters, says Labour

Labour is calling on the government to extend the evictions ban due to end on 20 September to avoid a homelessness crisis this winter.

Councils to receive housing support for vulnerable people

The government has announced that 274 councils are set to receive housing support for vulnerable people.

£16m to tackle fuel poverty in Scotland

Fuel-poor households are to benefit from a further £16 million investment to improve energy efficiency in their homes.

Committee warns of ‘system-wide failure’ on cladding

Only a third of high-rise buildings with Grenfell-style flammable cladding due to be fixed by now have had their cladding replaced with a safe alternative.

New housing targets 'jeopardise’ levelling-up agenda

An updated algorithm to set how many new homes need to be built in local areas will lead to London and the south seeing a housing boom.

New comprehensive support for renters this winter

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has confirmed new measures to support renters affected by coronavirus over autumn and winter.

£30 million boost to help unlock land for new homes

The government is boosting its Land Release Fund and the One Public Estate programme with an additional £30 million.

£12 billion boost announced for affordable homes

Robert Jenrick has launched new investment in housing to help the country build back better, including homes for social rent.

One in four homes granted planning permission go unbuilt

New research has shown that more than 380,000 homes granted planning permission between 2011 and 2019 remain unbuilt.

Coronavirus homeless action must be continued

The leaders of Greater Manchester and West Midlands have called for guaranteed accommodation for every homeless person.

Make housing a national priority, says campaign

Campaign to make social housing a government priority in the coronavirus recovery get full support in Derby.

Survey highlights pressures facing care homes

The QNI has published a major new report on the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the UK’s nursing and residential homes.

Ban on evictions and notices extended by four weeks

The ban on evictions extended for another four weeks and new six month notice periods to be in place until at least 31 March 2021.

Labour calls for urgent extension of evictions ban

Labour Metro Mayors and council leaders have written to the Housing Secretary calling for an urgent extension of the ban on evictions.

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