135,000 children in Britain to be homeless at Christmas

At least 135,000 children will be homeless and living in temporary accommodation across Britain on Christmas day.

UK planning systems neglecting rights of children

Planning systems in the UK are failing to consider the rights and needs of children, leading to detrimental effects on their well-being.

Lib Dems announce plan to end rough sleeping

The Liberal Democrats have shared plans to introduce a duty on local authorities to provide immediate emergency accommodation.

Six in ten have never checked their flood risk

A survey has revealed that people in Great Britain are still not checking the flood risk of their homes.

House building doubles across West Midlands

Nearly 17,000 homes were built in the West Midlands last year, meaning housing construction has more than doubled in the last eight years.

Labour pledges a ‘housing revolution’

With the party launching its election manifesto, Labour is announcing new plans for the biggest council and social housing programme in decades.

Main party leaders to commit to tackling homelessness

Andy Burnham has challenged party leaders to commit to taking immediate steps to tackle the homelessness crisis and save lives this winter.

Homelessness crisis costs councils over £1bn in just one year

The cost of housing homeless families in temporary accommodation has risen by 78 per cent in five years to more than £1 billion.

Thousands of homes to be built in flood zones

A Greenpeace investigation has found that almost 10,000 new homes could be built on some of the most flood-prone areas of England.

London councils not doing enough to tackle inequality

Many London councils are failing to develop planning policies that go far enough to challenge poverty and inequality in the capital.

Majority of private renters missing out on a social home

91 per cent of private renters who need a social home are unable to get one and are left on waiting lists, often for years on end.

Tories fail to build any of pledged 200,000 starter homes

The NAO has revealed that a Conservative plan to create 200,000 new homes for first-time buyers has resulted in no homes being built.

Labour pledges zero carbon homes within three years

Labour will make all new homes zero carbon within three years, in a bid to save people living in new builds £200 a year in energy bills.

Calls for government to clean up brownfield sites

The Liverpool City Region has called on the government to provide £200m funding to clean up brownfield sites and make them ready for development.

£30 million boost for ‘Construction Corridor’

The government will boost its zero carbon homes aims with a £30 million boost for the ‘Construction Corridor’.


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