Loans offered to build new schools alongside new homes

The Department for Education is offering loans to housing developers to boost new house and school building momentum.

Rogue landlords plans to boost broadband speeds

A new law will mean an extra 3,000 residential buildings a year will be connected to gigabit speeds.

London seeks council and social rented housing

Sadiq Khan has launched his first 'Homes for Londoners' conference, stressing that genuinely affordable housing is the priority.

©Tim Crocker: Goldsmith Street

RIBA has named Goldsmith Street in Norwich as the winner of the 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize, awarded to the UK’s best new building.

New accommodation to tackle homelessness in Oxford

Oxford City Council is proposing a new approach to tackling rough sleeping this winter.

Nine in 10 homes unaffordable for families

More than nine in ten homes for private rent are too expensive for those on housing benefit.

Grenfell Tower report to be released on 30 October

The long-awaited Grenfell Tower fire public inquiry report is to be released on 30 October, the day before Britain is due to leave the EU.

Young people need more modern housing choices

There needs to be more modern housing options for young people, claiming that affordable housing isn’t actually affordable for young people.

Number of new homes at an 11 year high

MHCLG has revealed that more than 170,000 new homes were built for the year ending June 2019.

Oxford planning policy to be scrapped

Oxford City Council could lose out on hundreds of new council houses, after government-appointed inspectors scrapped a key planning policy.

Community group-buying scheme for home solar panels

Greater Manchester residents are coming together as a community to create a group-buying scheme for solar panels on their homes.

Portsmouth food waste collects over 22 tonnes

Over 22 tonnes of food waste has so far been collected in the first two weeks of the food waste collection trial in Portsmouth.

Green housing revolution unveiled by government

Robert Jenrick has said that a new green standard for new build homes will bring an environmental revolution to home building.

Current social housing emissions not enough to reach net-zero

The Sustainable Energy Association has published a new report to demonstrate how social housing can lead the way to net-zero.

Campaign calls on councils to act on homeless veterans

No Homeless Veterans campaign aims to reduce veterans’ homelessness as close to zero as possible

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