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.

Housing plans risk ‘accessible homes crisis’

New research has revealed that less than a quarter of homes built outside London by 2030 will be suitable for older and disabled people.

New housing infrastructure rules introduced

New rules which make the way housing developers stump up money for infrastructure simpler and more transparent.

Tenant Fees Act comes into force

The highly-anticipated Tenant Fees Act, which will save renters across England an expected £240 million a year, came into force on 1 June.

Planning, not modular, key to housing crisis

The National Federation of Builders has claimed that modular housing will not and cannot solve the housing crisis.

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