Newcastle to participate in World’s Big Sleepout

Newcastle City Council has announced that the city will stand alongside other major cities around the world this winter in a global bid to fight homelessness.

Government to fund vital cladding replacement

Approximately £200 million will be made available to remove and replace unsafe cladding from around 170 privately owned high-rise buildings.

Government urged to recognise ‘homelessness emergency’

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has called on the government to declare a homelessness emergency.

Healthy Homes Act needed to tackle poor-quality housing

The TCPA is calling for a new, ground-breaking piece of legislation to transform the quality of new homes in England.

Over £25 million to help vulnerable rough sleepers

More than £25 million of funding is to be allocated to over 100 areas across England to help fund 20 new rough sleeping centres.

2020 land target unlikely to be met

The government is unlikely to meet by 2020 its target to release sufficient public sector land to build 160,000 homes.

New-build homes carrying fire safety issues

A BBC investigation has found that new-builds constructed by Persimmon Homes and Bellway Homes have potentially dangerous fire safety issues.

£1bn a year funding gap for single homelessness

Nine years of government cuts have left local services for single homeless people with a shocking £1 billion a year funding gap.

End to unfair evictions revealed by government

The government has announced that private landlords will no longer be able to evict tenants from their homes at short notice without good reason.

Empty shops to turn to vibrant community hubs

British towns will benefit from a new scheme which will see landlords turn their empty shops into vibrant community hubs open to the public.

New guidance for councils to crack down on rogue landlords

Local authorities will receive a new package of online support as part of the government’s commitment to give greater protection to tenants.

£16 million for Newcastle housing projects

Newcastle City Council has received £16 million to support the construction of thousands of new homes.

Housing Diversity Day: New report highlights social housing diversity

The Human City Institute has published a report addressing the diversity of the social tenants over the last two decades.

Spring Statement: Housing and Infrastructure

The Chancellor Phillip Hammond's short Spring Statement set out further steps the Government is taking to attempt to fix the 'broken' housing market.

LGA Survey suggests further housing reforms needed

92 per cent of councils say more support from government is needed if they are to return to being major housebuilders

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