There has been a lot made of the fact that public land sale, such as from the NHS, is being used to build new houses but new research suggests they are not affordable for many.
A House of Commons Committee has launched a long reaching inquiry into the long term delivery of new social and affordable rented housing.
Legal & General on Tuesday backed its biggest build-to-rent deal after snapping up land for a £500 million project in Wandsworth in a bid to help ease the capital’s housing crisis.
A £8.5 million fund has been launched to help communities deliver discounted homes with volunteer groups able to apply for a share of the cash from today (Monday 13 May) as part of a new pilot scheme.
Increased housing costs, both renting and buying a property, are one of the major pressures that the younger generation in Britain is facing, according to a new report which calls on the Government to act to improve housing opportunities.
Kensington council had backed plan for 145 high-end houses with only five affordable homes
The Mayor of London has used £12.8 million from his Land Fund to purchase a 1.4 hectare site at the North Middlesex University Hospital (NMUH) in Edmonton for new build affordable homes.
A new group of small sites are set to deliver much needed affordable housing for London as part of the Mayor’s Small Sites, Small Builders programme, it has been announced.
A century ago the predecessor to today’s Nationwide building society was instrumental in building Letchworth, the first of Britain’s garden cities. Now the mutual society is going back to the future and is to start building homes again for the first time in a hundred years, in a revolutionary not-for-profit venture challenging the major housebuilders’ grip on the property market.
Two of the country’s biggest housing associations are considering a deal that could lead to 20,000 new homes being built in the North West.
A total of 139 former council tenants bought their homes under Right to Buy and resold them within one month, the BBC found.
Housing affordability in the UK was at its highest in 2016 but in 2018 it reached its lowest level in a decade, according to a new study.
Communities across England are set to benefit from a £6 million funding boost to help them build more of the homes that their area needs, it has been announced.
Longhurst Group and Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) will receive £71.7m in extra Government funding to build more affordable homes after being selected by Homes England as strategic partners.
Fewer than 1,000 affordable homes were built on Rural Exception Sites in 2017/18, despite an acute shortage of affordable homes in the countryside.
Labour claim they will be radical, but on housing they stand for the status quo
Think tank calls for scrapping of minimum floor space for micro-homes in London
Micro-homes are one of the answers to the shortage of affordable homes, particularly in London where many first time buyers are priced out of the housing market, according to a think tank report.
Just after a major report pointed out that 3.1 million new social homes are needed in England in the next 20 years to cope with the demand for affordable homes, the Government’s low target has been revealed.
Some £38 million of Government funding is to be spent providing thousands of extra properties for people in London who are in danger of losing their home.
A new residential development on Southport Road, Scarisbrick, is set to bring 40 affordable homes for people living in the local area.
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