Overcrowded private rentals double in 10 years

Over 283,000 households who rent privately are living in overcrowded conditions, according to the English Housing Survey.

4.5m tonnes of food wasted in UK households each year

The UK is making significant steps in reducing its food waste, with total food waste levels falling by 480,000 tonnes between 2015 and 2018.

150 ultra-low energy homes to be developed in Nottingham

The next phase of a pioneering scheme to turn hard-to-heat council houses in Nottingham into ultra-low energy homes has begun.

One in 50 homes in London a short-term let

Short-term lettings are nearly ‘growing out of control’ in London with up to one in 50 of all homes now estimated to be available.

Manchester an early adopter of Hackitt’s Review

Manchester City Council is one of the first local authority ‘early adopters’ of the Hackitt Review’s recommendations for building safety.

New housing design is overwhelmingly ‘mediocre’

The design of new housing developments in England is overwhelmingly ‘mediocre’ or ‘poor’, with less-affluent communities the worst affected.

Building safety standards to benefit from new measures

The slow pace of improving building safety standards will no longer be tolerated under new measures to improve building safety.

Faster, fibre broadband rolled out in West Yorkshire

Over 141,000 premises across West Yorkshire can now enjoy faster, fibre broadband.

Two million renters made ill by housing concerns

Almost one in four private renters have felt physically ill or sick because of housing problems or worries in the last year, according to Shelter.

£175 million boost for housing in Wales

Welsh Housing Minister Julie James has confirmed that investment in new housing in Wales will reach £400 million in 2020-21.

£8 million cash boost for vibrant new communities

Communities across England are set to benefit from thousands of new, better-designed homes thanks to an £8 million cash boost.

£3 million Jobcentres fund to support homeless people

Will Quince has announced that Jobcentres across the UK are to benefit from a boost of up to £3 million to support homeless people.

New StreetLink services for London’s rough sleepers

Sadiq Khan is launching a new service with StreetLink to allow homeless people in London better access to immediate help.

Nearly 14,000 affordable homes lost to office conversions

Communities have lost out on more than 13,500 desperately-needed affordable homes in the past four years.

Human cost of poor housing benefit practice highlighted

Families are facing homelessness because of the way some authorities are dealing with appeals against housing benefit claims.

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