More women than men in London’s temporary accommodation

Almost double the number of homeless women than men are in temporary accommodation arranged by a borough in the capital.

Non-British rough sleepers ‘targeted for deportation’

The personal data of dozens of non-British rough sleepers has been shared with the Home Office, potentially leading to their deportation.

£1 billion of funding housing pledged for Bristol

Bristol City Council has agreed a budget that commits over £1 billion of funding to deliver much-needed affordable and social housing in Bristol.

Faster progress needed to tackle housing energy efficiency

A lack of clear government strategies and insufficient financial incentives are undermining progress on decarbonisation in the residential sector.

Derelict sites in three regions transformed into new homes

The government has said that derelict and underused brownfield sites across the country will be transformed into new homes.

Number of rough sleepers reaches eight-year low

LUHC has reported that the number of people sleeping rough on England’s streets is at its lowest level in eight years and has halved since 2017.

Households urged to get ready for £150 council tax rebate

English households are being urged to set up direct debits with their local council to receive a council tax rebate of £150.

Digital Housing Strategy to improve Glasgow’s housing services

Glasgow City Council has worked in partnership with Registered Social Landlords and private landlords to develop a Digital Housing Strategy for the city.

Businesses asked to help in drive to end rough sleeping

The government is calling on business and charity leaders to be more generous in offering employment opportunities to former homeless people.

Warning over homelessness levels rising by a third

Homelessness charity Crisis has warned that the number of homeless people in England could increase by a third by 2024.

£230m for Nottingham’s five-year housing programme

Nottingham City Council looks set to invest £230 million in a five-year investment programme in its housing stock, with energy efficiency at their centre.

£7.2 million district heating extension approved in Leeds

Councillors in Leeds have approved plans to invest £7.2 million extending the city’s flagship district heating network by 2,500 metres.

Planning system is ‘destroying nature piece by piece’

A new RSPB report has warned that England’s planning system is destroying nature and is in dire need of reform.

Measures to force industry to pay to remove cladding

The government has unveiled tough new measures that will force industry to pay to remove cladding and protect leaseholders from exorbitant costs.

£174 million to provide homes for 2,900 rough sleepers

Rough sleepers across the country will be supported off the streets and into long-term homes with £174 million funding boost.


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