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.

Committee inquiry into long-term delivery housing

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has launched an inquiry into long-term delivery of social and affordable rented housing.

Northern Powerhouse lacks joined-up planning

Planning needs to be more joined up across the North to bring growth and prosperity to neglected towns and communities.

Domestic abuse survivors at risk of homelessness

Nearly 2,000 domestic abuse survivors are being put at risk of homelessness each year.

Boost for high streets as planning red tape is axed

New rules will enable thousands of homeowners to extend their properties quickly and easily without the need for a full planning application.

£55 million to boost development of 4,000 homes

Homes England has agreed funding deals with 12 local authorities to deliver 4,000 homes across England.

Government risks another Grenfell incident

The government has done nothing to adequately prepare fire and rescue services for a similar incident to the Grenfell fire.

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