165 per cent increase in rough sleeping in last decade

The total number of people counted or estimated to be sleeping rough on a single night in England has risen 165 per cent since 2010.

Councils empowering and engaging their tenants

A new report has found that creative engagement helped reinforce council housing and its tenants at the heart of communities.

Improvements to housing key for town and city centres

Improvements to housing, night-time economies, public realm and events are the main priority areas for the vitality of town and city centres.

£500 million affordable homes funding boost

James Brokenshire has announced that nearly £500 million will be spent building more than 11,000 much-needed affordable properties.

Countryside experiencing social housing crisis

New government statistics show the number of households on local authorities' housing waiting lists in rural areas continues to increase.

Overhaul of broken housing complaints system announced

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has announced plans for new housing complaints service for entire housing market.

Micro-homes have potential to solve London's housing crisis

Living in micro-homes could enhance choice for young professionals in the capital and help tackle London's housing crisis.

Housing sales expected to fall amid ‘downbeat’ outlook

Hosuing experts expect house sales to fall in the next three months, with the housing market outlook recorded as the worst for 20 years.

Community-led housing in London receives £38m

A new £38 million fund for community-led housing has been launched to enable Londoners to play a leading role in building new affordable homes.

Local flood management consultation begins

James Brokenshire has welcomed a consultation on increasing local funding for flood and coastal erosion management and is keen to hear ideas.

Funding for councils to crack down on rogue landlords

Heather Wheeler has announced that more than 50 councils will benefit from nearly £2.4 million to enhance action against the irresponsible landlords.

Affordable homes in north west a third of needed number

The number of affordable homes built across the North West since 2015 is 70 per cent off target.

Further success for A Bed Every Night scheme

The A Bed Every Night scheme has helped more than 700 people previously sleeping rough into supported accommodation in Greater Manchester.

Social houses for former service personnel with PTSD

James Brokenshire has announced that former service personnel suffering from PTSD or other mental illnesses will be prioritised for social housing.

Millions of social homes needed to solve ‘housing crisis’

Three million new social homes must be built in England over 20 years to solve the ‘housing crisis’.

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