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.
Councils in England have been criticised for using money to invest in the commercial property market when it could be send on providing much needed affordable homes.
Some 80,000 affordable homes have been built in Scotland 2007, with 8,767 delivered in the 12 months to September 2018, a year on year rise of 21%, official figures show
Borough where 11 Grenfell families remain in hotels backs plan for retirement complex including £12m houses
Savills estimates 100,000 new homes a year need to be priced below going market rate
Liverpool City Region is set for a boost of affordable homes as M&Y Maintenance and Construction start work on two new developments.
London needs 66,000 new homes each year but nowhere near enough are being built, particularly when it comes to affordable properties, a new report claims.
The number of affordable home in England in the 2017/2018 financial year jumped to 47,355, an increase of 12% year on year, official figures show.
Shelter says plans create ‘get-out clause’ for developers to avoid providing affordable homes
Luxury block Royal Wharf reverses decision that kept subsidised tenants from its facilities
Residents in affordable homes at Royal Wharf in Newham say they are victims of segregation
Plan for London flats by Duke of Westminster’s group do not comply with Southwark policy
Lord Porter says future tenants may be able to help design their future council homes
Construction of a £5.7m affordable housing development in Barnsley is now underway, with the breaking of the first ground off Catherine’s Walk in Athersley South.
Company run by Tony Pidgley has reduced its obligations in almost all London projects
It has been a big week for government housing announcements: the government has quietly backed down from plans to remove protection for short-term supported housing funding; has said it plans to end rough sleeping within a decade; and has announced a “new deal” for social housing tenants.
Builder Redrow has shown its confidence in the future London housing market by committing to a new £180 million project near Brentford football club’s planned stadium.
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