The cash will be spent on widening bridges, building roads and connecting utilities in Surrey and and Cornwall.
Government also wants to encourage people with rooftop panels to install batteries
Infrastructure payment rules are being simplified and made more transparent so that it is easier for councils to deliver new housing projects, it has been announced.
Renters would stop paying council tax under radical plans being considered by the Labour Party.
Some £55 million grant funding has been agreed with Homes England to deliver 4,000 new homes with the first developments getting underway later this year, it has been announced.
Wales is the latest country within the UK to enact a ban, leaving just Northern Ireland without plans for similar legislation.
Conservative Charlie Elphicke says it is 'absurd' that some people are trapped in their homes by tighter lending regulations.
The Government is making around £200 million available to remove and replace unsafe cladding from more than 166 privately owned high rise buildings in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire.
Councils and developers would be allowed to buy land in England more cheaply with the aim of building more low cost homes if Labour wins the next general election.
Scandal claimed as report by national newspaper reveals extraordinary profits made by 160 MPs on sales of tax-payer funded homes.
The new Construction Minister Andrew Stephenson is being urged to raise quality and standards in the home building industry by introducing licensing.
Dated policies and an unfair tax regime must be reformed to create an environment that will allow high streets and town centres to flourish in the future, according to a new Parliamentary Committee report.
Builder condemned for making massive gains from taxpayer-funded programme
Funding of £13 million for local authorities to improve their parks and green spaces has been hailed as good for the housing market as well designed open spaces can encourage development.
An additional 10,000 new homes are to be built at 100 sites across England over the next six years on land sold off by local authorities, emergency services and government departments as part of a £15 million scheme, the government has announced.
Labour claim they will be radical, but on housing they stand for the status quo
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
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