Warning over unsafe properties for private renters

Weak regulation of private renting in England is leaving hundreds of thousands of tenants living in hazardous homes.

New design laws to ensure high-quality homes

Theresa May has urged for new design standards to ensure high-quality homes, more social housing, and further tenant rights.

MPs warn that new housing target is in jeopardy

The government lacks a clear plan explaining how they will meet their highly ambitious 300,000 new homes a year target.

Council house-building at highest level since 1990

The Royal Town Planning Institute has estimated that over 13,000 new homes were delivered by English local authorities last year.

New measures to remove disability barriers

Theresa May has ordered a new package of measures to tackle the injustices faced by disabled people in the workplace, at home and in the community.

£4.9bn needed annually to deliver affordable homes

The amount of grant funding required to deliver the affordable homes Londoners desperately need sits at £4.9 billion a year.

Homeless deaths higher in austerity hit areas

Local government funding cuts are disproportionately hitting areas that have the highest numbers of deaths among homeless people.

Liverpool to build new council homes for 21st century

Liverpool City Council has been given the green light to construct a new generation of local authority homes fit for the 21st century.

'One in four' seeking shelter are refugees

Almost a quarter of those seeking shelter with key homelessness agencies in Manchester, London and Leicester are refugees.

Comprehensive homelessness strategy desperately needed

The LGiU has launched the final report from the Local Government Homelessness Commission (LGHC).

Greater Manchester to launch ambitious Housing Strategy

Plans for every resident in Greater Manchester to have access to an affordable home sit at the heart of the Greater Manchester Housing Strategy.

Homes England indicates increase in affordable homes

New housing statistics show a significant increase in the number of affordable homes being built in England.

Hundreds of buildings still have 'unsafe' cladding

More than 200 high-rise buildings in England with similar cladding to Grenfell Tower are yet to have work to remove it.

Planning system widening national divide

The ‘restrictive' planning system has made urban homeowners in the Greater South East substantially richer than those living elsewhere.

£142 million for homes in growing communities

£142 million will be invested in infrastructure to ensure thousands more homes are built in some of the UK’s growing communities.

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