UK faces elderly homelessness ‘time bomb’

The LGA has warned that the UK is facing a ‘ticking time bomb’ over rising numbers of homeless older people.

£2 million affordable housing in Manchester

A new Housing Affordability Fund, released by Manchester City Council, will help to build 2,500 more affordable homes in the next five years.

Later life quality plans for Leeds

A new partnership has been announced by Leeds City Council to tackle the challenges and create further opportunities for older residents.

£3.8 million homelessness fund for Manchester

Greater Manchester will receive almost £3.8 million to develop a new city region-wide approach to prevent homelessness and reduce rough sleeping.

Government climate change plans target draughty homes

The government’s Clean Growth Strategy will target the UK’s draughtiest homes as part of its bid to cut emissions by 57 per cent by 2032.

Extra care housing scheme to aid hospital bed delays

New 'Home from home' short-stay flats in Manchester are set to help the city's patients leave wards quicker and boost recovery.

Oxford supports affordable housing study

Oxford City Council is supporting research that will explore options on how community housing could be sustainably delivered within the region.

Homeless people being denied access to housing

26,000 single, homeless people are trapped in a cycle of homelessness, unable to access housing.

£2 billion boost confirmed for council housing

As expected, the Conservative Party Conference unveiled a further £2 billion investment for council and housing association homes.

Liverpool failing rough sleepers

A new report urges for a major public awareness campaign to debunk myths around homelessness.

May to unveil council home plans

Theresa May is expected to announce plans for a significant expansion in council housing and plans to make it easier for authorities to get land.

£2.5 million for garden cities

The government has announced a new £2.5 million funding boost to speed up the delivery of over 155,000 new homes across England.

New centre to prevent homelessness in Manchester

Manchester City Council will submit a planning application for a new Centre to provide temporary accommodation for the homeless.

£10 billion Help to Buy boost

Prime Minister Theresa May has said that an extra £10 billion will be made available for the government’s Help to Buy scheme.

Kensington & Chelsea TMO has contract terminated

Kensington & Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation has had its contract to maintain social housing in the region terminated.

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