A new £210 million scheme has been unveiled by the Welsh Government with the aim of making it easier for self-builders.
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.
The European Court of Justice has ruled the UK can cancel Brexit without the permission of the other 27 EU members.
They aim to promote stability, but might actually increase uncertainty about real things like home values or investments
Britain's housing crisis is not set to improve in the near future as official figures today revealed developers have slashed the rate at which they are building new houses ahead of Brexit.
The government is consulting on the proposal for a specialist Housing Court which, if it goes ahead, would be a “single path of redress for both landlords and tenants.”
The government is to create a £2m fund to help English councils tackle rogue landlords, after a Guardian and ITV News investigation revealed how convicted property owners are continuing to collect rents – often funded by the taxpayer – despite being ruled unfit to let out property.
The government has launched a consultation that asks whether local communities must be consulted on shale gas proposals in England before submitting a planning application.
Homes England has vowed to double its headcount as it seeks to “disrupt the housing market” over the next five years.
Defra secretary Michael Gove faced repeated calls this week to put food at the heart of his flagship policy for farming and countryside, as MPs debated the future for British agriculture after the UK leaves the European Union.
Growers and livestock producers are being urged to lobby their MPs over government plans that will see direct payments abolished and replaced with a new system of farm support.
Free bus travel and wifi in town centres seem well-intentioned ideas, but retail experts doubt that they would stop the rot
A new ombudsman for sector is one of several new government measures including a ban on combustible cladding on high-rise apartment towers and more planning reforms.
New rules launch, just as thousands of students move in to shared homes
Prime Minister Theresa May has announced £2 billion in funding for housing associations in an bid to give them the ‘long-term certainty’ they need to have a ‘central’ role in helping to address the housing crisis.
Agency says the significant year-on-year drop is down to landlord selling up as the Tory's tax-take bites.
The government’s Agriculture Bill represents the biggest overhaul of UK farm policy since the end of the Second World War – and heralds the end of public support for food production, which has been in place since before that.
The City is growing increasingly concerned about the probability of a Jeremy Corbyn-led government taking power as early as this year.
Housebuilders have come out swinging against critics of the Government’s controversial Help to Buy policy after reports the scheme could be ditched or scaled back over worries it is stoking property prices and failing to reach the worthiest recipients.
The Government is planning to save around £3.6bn in the next two decades by dramatically scaling back its property estate as part of a sweeping cost-cutting drive.
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