Former service personnel suffering from PTSD or other mental illnesses will be prioritised for social housing under proposals published for consultation by the Government.
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 3.1 million new social homes are needed to solve England’s housing crisis as part of a 20 year home building programme to create affordable homes, a new report says.
Commission including Sayeeda Warsi and Ed Miliband has been researching ways to tackle housing crisis
Renters need better deal to prevent another Grenfell disaster, says the Social Housing Commission
Figures for England show 6,463 homes built in 2017-18 despite 1.25m families on waiting lists
Shelter says plans create ‘get-out clause’ for developers to avoid providing affordable homes
Deputy leader says authority has ‘moral duty’ to community in wake of tower tragedy
Not everyone will be fans, but by cross-subsidising, talking to residents and valuing good design, the east London borough is investing in some of the best council housing ever built
Pilot scheme will cost £200m with commitment to build new homes to replace lost stock
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.
Social housing provider Stonewater has taken over 309 tenanted rental homes in Coventry after agreeing a stock transfer with The Guinness Partnership.
Tens of thousands of families are trapped in temporary accommodation despite "working every hour they can", says housing charity Shelter.
Plus Dane Housing, in partnership with Liverpool City Council and Homes England, is today launching the first of 99 affordable homes in Liverpool’s Welsh Streets.
A family in France has become the first in the world to move into a 3D-printed house. The four-bedroom property is a prototype for bigger projects aiming to make housebuilding quicker and cheaper. Could it cause a shift in the building industry?
City of Wolverhampton Council has given the green light to the construction of 43 affordable council homes by the energy and regeneration specialist ENGIE in the Heath Town section of the city.
The affordable flats make up just 13.5% of the total development, which is far below the mayor of London’s target for all large new builds to include 35% affordable housing.
Local Government Association calls for ‘fundamental reform’ in the way scheme is funded
Shelter figures show 1.15 million households on waiting lists last year with only 290,000 homes made available
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